LIN-A091E1: Medieval coin: half real of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-A091E1

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

A late Medieval to early Post Medieval silver half real of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain dating to the period AD 1474 - AD 1504. Uncertain mint. The coin is heavily worn and may have been clipped.

The overall dimensions are as follows:18.99mm in diameter; 0.76mm in thickness; and 0.85g in weight.

Evidence of reuse: Possibly clipped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1474
Date to: Circa AD 1504
Period of reuse: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.76 mm
Weight: 0.85 g
Diameter: 18.99 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half real
Ruler/issuer: Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain
Type: Spain: Silver half real of Ferdinand and Isabella (Clemente and Cayon 2538-2614)
Obverse description: Sheaf of arrows.
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Yoke and tethers.
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Initial mark: Illegible
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Martin (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF1260
Four figure Latitude: 53.12541379
Four figure longitude: -0.32769057
1:25K map: TF1260
1:10K map: TF16SW
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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