IOW-4A6104: Post-Medieval Coin: Kopeck of Ivan IV (the Terrible) of Russia

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-4A6104

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and worn post-Medieval silver denga of Ivan IV (1547-1584), issued between AD 1533 and AD 1547 as Great Prince of Muscovy. Probably minted at Moscow.

Obverse: Horseman riding right, holding sword aloft.

Reverse: КНSЬ / ВЕЛÏКI / IВАN" ("Grand Prince Ivan").

Length: 11.0mm; width: 9.6mm. Weight: 0.31g. DA=12:9.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1533
Date to: Exactly AD 1547

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 11 mm
Width: 9.6 mm
Weight: 0.31 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th October 2017 - Sunday 15th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-1-222

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Kopeka
Obverse description: Horseman riding right, holding sword aloft
Reverse description: КНSЬ / ВЕЛÏКI / IВАN" ("Grand Prince Ivan")
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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