YORYM-FA69B5: Post-medieval Coin : Reale of Charles and Joanna

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-FA69B5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver one reale of Charles and Joanna dating to the period AD 1542 - 1568. Crowned column on water reverse. Mint of Mexico city under assayer L - Luis Rodriguez. Late series.

In the late series issue of these coins the two crowned pillars of Hercules were placed in water, representing their actual location at the Straits of Gibraltar symbolizing the ocean passage from the Old World to the New.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1542
Date to: Circa AD 1568

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.3 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: real
Ruler/issuer: Joanna and Charles of Spain
Type: Spain: Silver real of and in the name of Joanna and Charles (Clemente and Cayon 3033-3067)
Obverse description: Crowned shield of Leon and Castile
Obverse inscription: [---------] IOHANA REG
Reverse description: Two crowned columns on water with letters VS between and VI to right
Reverse inscription: HISP[----------]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Humbleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA2235
Four figure Latitude: 53.7970106
Four figure longitude: -0.1492505
1:25K map: TA2235
1:10K map: TA23NW
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

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

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