IOW-CDEC38: Post-Medieval Coin: Spanish Real ('cob' maravedis)

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-CDEC38

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

A post-Medieval copper-alloy real ('cob'/maravedis) of Philip IV of Spain (1621-1665), dated 1652 on coin.

Obverse: [ ], Arms of Castile.

Reverse: [ ] 1652, Crowned shield containing a lion facing left.

Length: 18.8mm; width: 18.2mm. Weight: 4.96g. DA=12:11.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1652
Date to: Exactly AD 1652

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.8 mm
Width: 18.2 mm
Weight: 4.96 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th February 2017 - Wednesday 8th February 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-7-50

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Phillip IV of Spain
Obverse description: Arms of Castile
Obverse inscription: [ ] 1652
Reverse description: Crowned shield containing a lion facing left.
Reverse inscription: [ ]
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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