DEV-DFE6DA: Post Medieval coin: Portuguese 3 Vintens of John V

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Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval silver Portuguese 3 Vintens (60 reis) of King John V (AD 1706 - 1750).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th October 2014

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: John V of Portugal
Type: silver coin the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse description: Square topped shield with crown above
Obverse inscription: IOANNES V D G P ET ALG REX
Reverse description: Short cross pattee with quatrefoils in each angle
Reverse inscription: IN HOC SIGNO VINCES
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: South Hams (District)
Parish or ward: Dittisham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX8454
Four figure Latitude: 50.37442608
Four figure longitude: -3.63264587
1:25K map: SX8454
1:10K map: SX84NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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