NLM-18CE17: Post-Medieval coin: Spanish half reale of Charles III

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-18CE17

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver coin. Milled half reale of Carlos III of Spain (1759-1788), dated 1786. Pierced at 12 O'clock by a drilled hole of diameter c.3mm.

Obverse description: Bust draped right.

Obverse inscription: CAROLVS.III.DEI.GRATIA.1786

Reverse description: Arms of Castile

Reverse inscription: .HISPAN.ET.IND.R.M.F.M. mintmark (a superscript circle over the first M in the reverse legend) may suggest a coin made in Mexico.

Diameter: 17.4mm, Weight: 1.50gms, die axis: 12.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1787
Date to: Exactly AD 1787

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th January 2013

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM22817a

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: half real
Ruler/issuer: Charles III of Spain
Type: Spain: silver half real of Charles III (Clemente and Cayon 11025-11235)
Obverse description: Bust draped right
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS.III.DEI.GRATIA.1786
Reverse description: Arms of Castile
Reverse inscription: .HISPAN.ET.IND.R.M.F.M.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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