IOW-1A4E1E: Post-Medieval Coin: 1-escudo of Joanna, Queen of Castile and Aragon and Charles V

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-1A4E1E

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

A possibly clipped post Medieval gold 1-escudo of Joanna, Queen of Castile and Aragon (Joan the Mad) and Charles V (Charles I of Spain), 1516-1555. Reverse mintmark: castle. Minted at Seville, dated 1525 on coin.

Obverse: IOANA (annulet) ET (annulet) KAROLVS; Arms of Castile (star to left, S to right)

Reverse: (castle) HISPANIARVM (annulet) REGES (annulet) SICIIL (annulet); Cross potent within a four-arched tressure; fleur on each cusp; an annulet in each outer angle

Diameter: 21.6mm. Weight: 3.34g. DA=12:3.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1525
Date to: Exactly AD 1525

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.34 g
Diameter: 21.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th June 2016 - Sunday 26th June 2016

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW206-1-223

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: escudo-double principat-double ducado
Ruler/issuer: Joanna and Charles of Spain
Type: Spain: Gold escudo - double principat - double ducado of Joanna and Charles (Clemente and Cayon 3135-3163)
Obverse description: Arms of Castile (star to left, S to right
Obverse inscription: IOANA (annulet) ET (annulet) KAROLVS
Reverse description: Cross potent within a four-arched tressure; fleur on each cusp; an annulet in each outer angle
Reverse inscription: (castle) HISPANIARVM (annulet) REGES (annulet) SICIIL (annulet)
Initial mark: Castle
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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