SOM-CCE916: Post medieval coin: quarter Patagon (12 sols) of Albert and Isabella of the Spanish Netherlands

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-CCE916

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval silver quarter Patagon (12 sols) of Albert and Isabella of the Spanish Netherlands (AD 1598-1621) dating to AD 1612 to 1617. Minted at Doornik / Tournai.

Notes:

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1612
Date to: Circa AD 1617

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.84 g
Diameter: 31.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Sunday 15th January 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: quarter patagon
Ruler/issuer: Ruler of the Spanish Netherlands
Mint or issue place: Tournai
Type: Spanish Netherlands: silver coin
Obverse description: Crowned St Andrews cross with burgundian fire steel at centre, jewel of the Order of the Golden Fleece below, crowned monograms on each side.
Obverse inscription: ALBERTVS . ET . ELISABET . DEI . GRATIA
Reverse description: Crowned arms with the Order of the Golden Fleece around.
Reverse inscription: ARCHID . AVST . D[V]CES . BVRG . DOM . TOR . N.
Initial mark: Tower
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Burrowbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3629
Four figure Latitude: 51.05675879
Four figure longitude: -2.91454808
1:25K map: ST3629
1:10K map: ST32NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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