PUBLIC-D20D46: Half Reale of Ferdinand and Isabella

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-D20D46

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Medieval to early Post Medieval silver coin - probably a half real of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain dating to the period AD 1474 - AD 1504. Uncertain mint. The coin is heavily worn and split and the reverse is totally illegible. It may have been clipped. The overall dimensions are as follows:17.41mm in diameter; 0.36mm in thickness; and 0.81g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1474
Date to: Circa AD 1504

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.36 mm
Weight: 0.81 g
Diameter: 17.41 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Wendy Thompson
Identified by: Mrs Wendy Thompson

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: Yoke of Castille, with mintmark, now illegible below.
Obverse inscription: [+FERDINANDVS ET ELIZABET]
Reverse description: Bundle of arrows overlain with yoke motif and annulet to each side
Reverse inscription: [+REX ET REGINA CASTELE GION]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Tilmanstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2950
Four figure Latitude: 51.2032846
Four figure longitude: 1.27677095
1:25K map: TR2950
1:10K map: TR25SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting on private farmland
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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