SUSS-B535FA: Medieval: half real of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-B535FA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn bent Medieval silver half real coin, turned love token of Ferdinand and Isabella (1469-1502 AD). Although very worn, the obverse appears to have the 'Yoke of Aragon' the symbol of Ferdinand, while the reverse carries Isabella's mark, the Arrows of Castile. The legend is very worn legends and cannot be determined.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1469
Date to: Circa AD 1502

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Ms Liz Walker

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half real
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Yoke of Aragon
Reverse description: Arrows of Castile
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Tenterden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8832
Four figure Latitude: 51.05656244
Four figure longitude: 0.68123559
1:25K map: TQ8832
1:10K map: TQ83SE
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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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