LANCUM-255BCB: Post-medieval coin: 5 reis

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-255BCB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy 5 reis coin of John V of Portugal dating from AD1732.

Obv: PORTUG[ALIAE ET ALG]ARBIORUM [ REX] *V* 1732

Rev: [IOANNES V] DEI GRATIA

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 1732
Date to: Circa AD 1732

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 6.67 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 5 reis
Ruler/issuer: John V of Portugal
Type: copper coin of the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse inscription: PORTUG[ALIAE ET ALG]ARBIORUM [ REX] *V* 1732
Reverse inscription: [IOANNES V] DEI GRATIA
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Maryport

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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