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LANCUM-CBA5A1: Post-medieval coin: possibly a copper alloy Seiseno of Philip V of Spain

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-CBA5A1

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

Possibly a copper alloy Seiseno of Philip V of Spain (1700-1724) dating from the early 18th century (date on coin obliterated). Crowned V with 6 within reverse. Mint unknown.

Obv: Crowned shield of Castile and Leon / PHILIPPVS.V.DEI.GRAT
Rev: Crowned V with 6 within / HISPANIARVM.REX.1709

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 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1724

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.6 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st May 2015

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: seiseno
Ruler/issuer: Phillip V of Spain
Type: Spain: copper seiseno of Phillip V (Clemente and Cayon 8072-8081)
Obverse description: Crowned shield of Castile and Leon
Obverse inscription: [PHILIPPVS.V.DEI.GRAT]
Reverse description: [Crowned V with 6 within]
Reverse inscription: [HISPANIARVM.REX....]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Ribchester

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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