SOM-DC5CB0: Post medieval coin: Half Or of Frederick I of Sweden

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-DC5CB0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy half Or of Fredrick I of Sweden dating to the year AD 1721. The obverse contains the initials of the ruler above three crowns. The reverse shows a squared shield with crossed arrows and crown above, to the left of the field is the value of the coin (1/2) to the right the denomination (or) with S/M below.

Cf. World coins 18th Century (3rd ed) pp 1126.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1721
Date to: Exactly AD 1721

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.28 mm
Weight: 3.26 g
Diameter: 23.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th September 2015 - Friday 30th October 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Identified by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 17201

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Ruler of post-medieval kingdom of Denmark, Sweden or Norway
Obverse description: Three crowns with initials of ruler above.F.R.S
Reverse description: Squared shield with crossed arrows and crown above
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Wigborough

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: SOM
Created: Tuesday 1st December 2015
Updated: Tuesday 19th January 2016

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