SOM-F8BB44: Post medieval Spanish coin: two Maravedis of Philip V

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Unique ID: SOM-F8BB44

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Post medieval Spanish copper alloy two Maravedis of Philip V, dated 1744 on coin. Minted at Segovia.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1744
Date to: Exactly AD 1744

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.2 g
Diameter: 20.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2016 - Thursday 26th January 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017326

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 2 maravedis
Ruler/issuer: Phillip V of Spain
Type: Spain: copper 2 maravedis of Phillip V (Clemente and Cayon 8042-8071)
Obverse description: Crowned coat of arms with aquaduct to left and number 2 to right
Obverse inscription: PHILIP V D G HISP REX
Reverse description: Recumbant lion, crowned and holding scepter and sword
Reverse inscription: V[TRU]MO VIRT PROTEGO 1744
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Barrington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 5 years ago

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