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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-3F6B64

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver colonial Spanish two real coin of Charles and Johanna AD 1506-1516. Probably minted in Mexico.

Obverse: Shield of Léon and Castille

Reverse: pillars of Hercules with the inscription PLVS VLTRA (or abbreviation) across centre, translating as 'further beyond' in reference to the New World empire.

Legends Illegible

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1506
Date to: Circa AD 1516

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 4.8 g
Diameter: 24.3 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: Shield of Léon and Castille with M to left side and C to right
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: Pillars of Hercules with the inscription PLVS VLTRA (or abbreviation) across centre, translating as ‘further beyond’ in reference to the New World empire.
Reverse inscription: illegible
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Folkestone and Hythe (District)
Parish or ward: Burmarsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0732
Four figure Latitude: 51.05003367
Four figure longitude: 0.95198315
1:25K map: TR0732
1:10K map: TR03SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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