CORN-10AC4A: sol of Louis XIV (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-10AC4A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper sol of Louis XIV of France (1643-1715), missing part of date, but early bust so likely c.1649-1653, and any mint letter on reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1649
Date to: Circa AD 1653

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.68 g
Diameter: 26.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th April 2015 - Saturday 16th May 2015

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Double sol
Ruler/issuer: Louis XIV of France
Type: French: Copper, Louis XIV, not further defined
Obverse description: Laureate, draped, cuirassed young bust of Louis XIV facing right
Obverse inscription: LVD.XIIII.[D.G].FR.ET.NAV.REX
Reverse description: Crowned shield of France with three fleur de lis
Reverse inscription: [SIT].NOMEN.DOMINI.[BENE]DICTVM.16[..]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: St. Erme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW8449
Four figure Latitude: 50.30130288
Four figure longitude: -5.03445524
1:25K map: SW8449
1:10K map: SW89NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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