CORN-12077C: eight maravedis of Philip III of Spain (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: CORN-12077C

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

A Post-medieval copper alloy 8 maravedis of Phillip III of Spain (1598-1621) but the date is missing and the mint unclear as the surface of the coin is missing in that space to the left of the shield on the obverse.

Cf. CayĆ³n (2005) p.574, fig.30

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1598
Date to: Exactly AD 1521

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 5.2 g
Diameter: 22.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 1984 - Friday 30th November 1984

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 8 maravedis
Ruler/issuer: Phillip III of Spain
Type: Spain: copper 8 maravedis of Phillip III (Clemente and Cayon 4330-4396)
Obverse description: Crowned square shield with a castle with three turrets, to the right of the shield the value of the coin VIII
Obverse inscription: [PHILIPPVS.III.D.G]
Reverse description: Crowned square shield with lion rampant facing left
Reverse inscription: [HISPANIAR]VM [REX]
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: Cubert (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW7659
Four figure Latitude: 50.38811477
Four figure longitude: -5.15256069
1:25K map: SW7659
1:10K map: SW79NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Inter-tidal

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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