IOW-54C099: Post-Medieval Coin: Sol-piece of Louis XIV of France

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-54C099

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A post-Medieval silver 4 sols 2 deniers of Louis XIV of France (1643-1715), minted at Paris in 1691.

Obverse: LVD XIIII D G FR ET NAV REX 1691; Laureate and draped head of Louis XIV facing right

Reverse: DOMINE. SALVVM. FAC. REGEM. A; Crowned double 'L' monogram, with three fleurs-de-lis

Diameter: 19.4mm. Weight: 1.33g. DA=12:6.

The coin has been folded as a 'love token'.

Krause and Mishler 2003 (17th century, 3rd edition), P. 218.

Evidence of reuse: The coin has been folded as a 'love token'

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1691
Date to: Exactly AD 1691
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th April 2015 - Sunday 19th April 2015

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2015-9-1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Double sol
Ruler/issuer: Louis XIV of France
Type: French: Double sol of Louis XIV
Obverse description: Laureate and draped head of Louis XIV facing right
Obverse inscription: LVD XIIII D G FR ET NAV REX 1691
Reverse description: Crowned double 'L' monogram, with three fleurs-de-lis
Reverse inscription: DOMINE. SALVVM. FAC. REGEM. A
Initial mark: A (Paris)
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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