IOW-BF728C: Post-Medieval Coin: Sol-piece of Louis XIV of France

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-BF728C

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete and very worn post-Medieval silver sol-piece of Louis XIV of France (1643-1715), dating to the period c. 1702-1708.

Obverse: [LVD XIIII D G FR ET NA REX] (or similar); [Laureate and draped head of Louis XIV facing right].

Reverse: [DOMINE SALVVM FAC REGEM]; Crown above crossed sceptre, hand of Justice and three fleur-de-lis.

Length: 18.7mm; width: 12.0mm. Weight: 0.51g. DA=12:6.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1702
Date to: Circa AD 1708

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.7 mm
Width: 12 mm
Weight: 0.51 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 21st May 2018 - Monday 21st May 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-2-56

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Louis XIV of France
Obverse description: [Laureate and draped head of Louis XIV facing right]
Obverse inscription: [LVD XIIII D G FR ET NA REX] (or similar)
Reverse description: Crown above crossed sceptre, hand of Justice and three fleur-de-lis
Reverse inscription: [DOMINE SALVVM FAC REGEM]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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