YORYM-11E7F7: Post-Medieval Coin : Two reales of Charles and Joanna

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Unique ID: YORYM-11E7F7

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A silver two reales of Charles and Joanna, crowned column reverse, mint of Mexico city under assayer G - Juan Gutiérrez, AD 1541 - 1542.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1541
Date to: Circa AD 1542

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.6 g
Diameter: 27.4 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 2 reales
Ruler/issuer: Joanna and Charles of Spain
Type: Spain: Silver 2 reales of and in the name of Joanna and Charles (Clemente and Cayon 3068-3091)
Obverse description: Crowned shield of Leon and Castile
Obverse inscription: KAROLVS ET IOH[------]
Reverse description: Two crowned columns with baner inscribed PLVS, asseyers mark G below
Reverse inscription: HISPANIARVM ET INDIARV
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Naburn (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6045
Four figure Latitude: 53.89770781
Four figure longitude: -1.08839963
1:25K map: SE6045
1:10K map: SE64NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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