WREX-6A48AB: Silver coin of Sigismund III of Poland 1624

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Unique ID: WREX-6A48AB

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

Silver coin of Sigismund III of Poland. Obverse has the Arms of Poland with the number 3 in the frame below and the legend SIGIS 3 DG RE[X] PMDL. Reverse has an orb with the number 24 and the legend MON[.]NO REG [POL]O. For similar coins on the database see DOR-B7417A and LANCUM-581CFE

Diameter: 19.37mm; weight: 0.9g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1624
Date to: Exactly AD 1624

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 19.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th May 2017 - Saturday 12th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1146

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Obverse description: Arms of Poland
Obverse inscription: SIGIS 3 DG RE[X] PMDL
Reverse description: Orb with 24
Reverse inscription: MON[.]NO REG [POL]O
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Powys (Unitary Authority)
District: Powys (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Abbey Cwmhir

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WREX
Created: Monday 11th September 2017
Updated: Monday 11th September 2017

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