HAMP-D28EEC: Post-medieval coin : 8-reales of Philip V of Mexico

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Unique ID: HAMP-D28EEC

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A post-medieval Spanish colonial silver 8-reales of Philip V of Mexico, dated 1739 on the coin. Struck at Mexico city. Assayer: Manuel de León - Francisco de la Peña y Flores. The coin has a floral edge.
Obverse: Crowned arms, M/F at left, 8 at right; *PHILIP·V·D·G·HISPAN·ET IND·REX
Reverse : Crowned globes flanked by crowned and bannered pillars ('PLVS' and 'VLTR') with royal crowns over water; *VTRAQUE VNUM* , *1739* below, between roses; the mint mark o / M is to left and right.
Reference: Krause and Mishler 103.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1739
Date to: Circa AD 1739

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 26.57 g
Diameter: 39.4 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Entry Form WINCM 273

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 8 reales
Ruler/issuer: Phillip V of Spain
Type: Spain: silver 8 reales of Phillip V (Clemente and Cayon 9166-9466a)
Obverse description: Crowned arms, M/F at left, 8 at right
Obverse inscription: *PHILIP·V·D·G·HISPAN·ET IND·REX
Reverse description: Crowned globes flanked by crowned and bannered pillars ('PLVS' and 'VLTR') with royal crowns over water.
Reverse inscription: *VTRAQUE VNUM* , *1739* below, between roses, o / M to left and right.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
To be known as: Ringwood

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Krause, C.L. and Mishler, C. 1993 Standard Catalog of World Coins 1701-1800 Iola Krause Publications Mexico #103

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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