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Unique ID: CORN-F779E4

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

Silvered copper alloy four skilling of Frederik IV of Denmark (1699-1730), dated to 1728 on reverse, later perforated for suspension.

Evidence of reuse: perforated for suspension

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Exactly AD 1728
Date to: Exactly AD 1728
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.05 g
Diameter: 21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th September 2015 - Sunday 13th September 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Ruler of post-medieval kingdom of Denmark, Sweden or Norway
Type: Post medieval coin of the Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Sweden and Kingdom of Norway
Obverse description: crowned monogram of two 'F's and two '4's mirroring each other back to back
Obverse inscription: DOMINUS MIHI ADIUTOR
Reverse description: IIII / Skilling / Danske / 1728 / C (heart) W
Reverse inscription: IIII / Skilling / Danske / 1728 / C (heart) W
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Egloshayle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW9973
Four figure Latitude: 50.52217956
Four figure longitude: -4.83696115
1:25K map: SW9973
1:10K map: SW93NE
WOEID: 26350543
What3Words: doubt.rear.counters
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: Thursday 15th October 2015
Updated: Sunday 18th October 2015

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