CORN-3756D4: patagon of Philip IV (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-3756D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver patagon of the Spanish Netherlands, under Philip IV (1621-1665) of Spain, initial mark castle, mint of Tournai (Belgium), dated to 1622 on the obverse.

Obverse: PHIL.IIII.D.G.HISP.ET.INDIAR.REX; Crowned Bergundian cross fleury with date of 16/22 at sides left and right

Reverse: ARCHID.AVST.DVX.BVRG.DOM.TORN.Z; Crowned square shield with Spanish coat of arms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1622

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 23 g
Diameter: 43 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd November 2014

Rally details.

This object was found at Plymouth Pinpointers at Port Eliot

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Patagon
Ruler/issuer: Ruler of the Spanish Netherlands
Mint or issue place: Tournai
Type: Spanish Netherlands: silver coin
Obverse description: Crowned Burgundian cross fleury with date of 16/22 at sides left and right
Obverse inscription: PHIL.IIII.D.G.HISP.ET.INDIAR.REX
Reverse description: Crowned square shield with Spanish arms
Reverse inscription: ARCHID.AVST.DVX.BVRG.DOM.TORN.Z
Initial mark: castle
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Germans (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX3557
Four figure Latitude: 50.38967407
Four figure longitude: -4.32253134
1:25K map: SX3557
1:10K map: SX37NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Woodland
Specific landuse: Parkland

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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