LANCUM-3D7302: Post Medieval silver 1 Vintém, probably of of João V of Portugal

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-3D7302

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval silver coin, a 1 Vintém, probably of of João V of Portugal. A Vintém is equal to 20 Reis. The lack of legends makes them hard to date precisely. It probably dates from c1734 to c1750 AD.

The diameter is 13mm and the weight 0.63g.

Obverse shows an armillary sphere with diagonal band.

Reverse shows a cross with a smaller cross in each quadrant.

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 1734
Date to: Exactly AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 7th July 2015 - Tuesday 7th July 2015

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: John V of Portugal
Type: silver coin the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse description: Armillary sphere with diagonal band
Reverse description: cross with a smaller cross in each quadrant

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
To be known as: London

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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