YORYM-FCFE03: Post-medieval Coin : 10 reis of John V of Portugal

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A copper alloy 10 reis of John V of Portugal (1706-50), in the colonial coinage for Brazil. Globe reverse. Mint of Lisbon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1706
Date to: Exactly AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5 g
Diameter: 32.4 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Obverse description: Crowned mark of value X
Obverse inscription: IOANNES V DG P ET BRASIL REX (John V by the grace of God king of Portugal and Brazil)
Reverse description: Globe
Reverse inscription: PECUNIA TOTUM CIRCUM ORBEM (Money for the whole world)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6258
Four figure Latitude: 54.01429744
Four figure longitude: -1.05533141
1:25K map: SE6258
1:10K map: SE65NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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