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Unique ID: BH-C5E1A1
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A silver vintém (20 reis) of Sebastian I of Portugal, dating to the period 1557-1578.
Diameter: 17.8mm; thickness: 1.2mm. Weight: 1.58g.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.58 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th October 2015
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Other reference: Ver 15/161 - 2
Denomination: Real or vintém
Ruler/issuer: Sebastian I of Portugal
Type: silver coin the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse description: Crowned shield.
Obverse inscription: SEBASTIANVS [I REX]
Reverse description: Crowned 'S'.
Reverse inscription: PORTV[G] ET ALGARB
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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