HAMP-293CFB: Post-medieval coin : Sicilian denomination of Carlo II of Spain

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Unique ID: HAMP-293CFB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A 17th century Sicilian coin of Carlo II of Spain (1674-1700), the reverse depicting a 'tosone' curved lamb with bow. Tornese I type or II type.


Please note this find has been recorded from photographs only, supplied by Jon Milward, Bournemouth University.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1674
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Charles II of Spain
Obverse description: Bust with long hair right.
Obverse inscription: CAROLUS II D G REX
Reverse description: "TOSONE" curved lamb with bow.
Reverse inscription: No legend.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Fordingbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1414
Four figure Latitude: 50.92528783
Four figure longitude: -1.80218043
1:25K map: SU1414
1:10K map: SU11SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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