IOW-5AB401: Post-Medieval Coin: Maravedis of Philip IV of Spain

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-5AB401

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

An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy maravedis of Philip IV of Spain (1621-1635).

Obverse: [ ]VS·IIII[ ]; Crowned shield containing a three turreted castle, MD ligated to left. MD=Madrid mint.

Obverse: [ ]; Lion rampant within shield, date of [16]2[ ] to right.

Length: 23.0mm; width: 19.4mm. Weight: 5.96g. DA=12:3.

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 1621
Date to: Exactly AD 1629

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 19.4 mm
Weight: 5.96 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd October 2017 - Monday 2nd October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-8-77

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Phillip IV of Spain
Obverse description: Crowned shield containing a three turreted castle, MD ligated to left
Obverse inscription: [ ]VS·IIII[ ]
Reverse description: Lion rampant within shield, date of [16]2[ ] to right
Reverse inscription: [ ]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Recreational usage

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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