SUR-3E7879: Post medieval coin: 8 reals of Charles III of Spain

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Unique ID: SUR-3E7879

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A plated copper alloy copy of an 8 reales coin of Charles III of Spain, dated 1788.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1788
Date to: Exactly AD 1788

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 21.86 g
Diameter: 39.35 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-1425

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 8 reales
Ruler/issuer: Charles III of Spain
Type: Spain: silver 8 reales of Charles III (Clemente and Cayon 11881-12137)
Obverse description: Bust facing right. On the neck there is an over-stamped oval which contains a bust
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS III DEI GRATIA 1788
Reverse description: Spanish arms between two pillars
Reverse inscription: HISPAN ET IND REX M 8 R FM
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Limpsfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4152
Four figure Latitude: 51.24974702
Four figure longitude: 0.01893014
1:25K map: TQ4152
1:10K map: TQ45SW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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