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PUBLIC-7EC763: liard of Philip IV of Spain (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-7EC763

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

A copper alloy liard of Philip IV of Spain (1621-1665) from the Spanish Netherlands, dated to 1645 on the reverse and probably minted in Tournai.

Reference: https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces48525.html

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1645
Date to: Exactly AD 1645

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 2.95 g
Diameter: 24.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th May 2018 - Sunday 6th May 2018

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Liard
Ruler/issuer: Ruler of the Spanish Netherlands
Mint or issue place: Tournai
Type: Spanish Netherlands: copper coin
Obverse description: Crowned salamander surrounded by three gun shields of Austria (left), Burgundy (right) and Flanders (below)
Obverse inscription: PHIL. IIII. [D.G.] HISP. [ET INDIAR.] REX.
Reverse description: Crowned shield of Spain with split date of 16/45 either side of shield
Reverse inscription: [AR]CH[ID. AVS. DVX. BVRG. D. TOR.] 16/45
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Luxulyan (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX0262
Four figure Latitude: 50.42439662
Four figure longitude: -4.78886858
1:25K map: SX0262
1:10K map: SX02SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Disturbed

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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