DENO-886497: Post-medieval coin: solidus of Carl X Gustav of Sweden, minted in Riga.

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Unique ID: DENO-886497

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver post-medieval solidus of Carl X Gustav, King of Sweden, minted in the Free Imperial city of Riga (Latvia) in AD 1656.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1656
Date to: Circa AD 1656

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.54 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th September 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Simon Nicholson
Identified by: Mr Simon Nicholson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8422

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Ruler of post-medieval kingdom of Denmark, Sweden or Norway
Type: Post medieval coin of the Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Sweden and Kingdom of Norway
Obverse description: C and G cypher
Obverse inscription: CAROLVS GUST [D G R S]
Reverse description: Crossed keys
Reverse inscription: [SOLIDVS] CIVI RIG 56
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Breedon on the Hill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4024
Four figure Latitude: 52.81206815
Four figure longitude: -1.4079968
1:25K map: SK4024
1:10K map: SK42SW
What3Words: snowballs.pulled.suppers
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: Tuesday 1st November 2016
Updated: Friday 3rd February 2017

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