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KENT-90FEC1: cob half real of Charles II of Spain

Rights Holder: Kent County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-90FEC1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete but worn post-Medieval colonial Spanish silver half real 'cob' piece of Charles II of Spain (1665-1700), monogram type 'CAS', no date, minted at Mexico City.

Measurements: 15.65mm in diameter, 1.36mm thick and 1.59g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1665
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.89 mm
Weight: 2.42 g
Diameter: 20.43 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: half real
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of Spain
Obverse description: monogram of 'CAS'
Reverse description: Cross fleurty within double tressure of eight arches; lion rampant and castle in alternate quarters
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Ripple (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3548
Four figure Latitude: 51.1828971
Four figure longitude: 1.36119717
1:25K map: TR3548
1:10K map: TR34NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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