SWYOR-1FD66A: Post Medieval gold Coin; a couronne of Philip IV of Spain, as ruler of the Spanish Netherlands

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-1FD66A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval gold coin fragment; probably a couronne of Philip IV of Spain, as ruler of the Spanish Netherlands (AD 1621-65); the earliest issue of this coin was dated 1622 (Brussels) and the latest 1657 (Antwerp). Less than an eighth of the coin survives. The coin fragment is 12.4mm long, 7.6mm wide and 0.6mm thick. 0.39g. The diameter could have been about 30mm. Reference Van Gelder & Hoc, Les monnaies Pays-Bas bourguignons et espanols, 1434-1715, no. 326.

Obverse: Possible shield with a castle in the third quarter

[...](DTO)[...]

Reverse: Possible triple stranded cross with flaring arms
[...]IIII[...]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1622
Date to: Circa AD 1657

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.4 mm
Width: 7.6 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.39 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Tuesday 1st May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Dr Barrie Cook
Secondary identifier: Mr Carl Savage

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3151

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Souverain
Ruler/issuer: Ruler of the Spanish Netherlands
Type: Spanish Netherlands: gold coin
Obverse description: Possible triple stranded cross with flaring arms, or bundle of arrows, or rampant lion left
Obverse inscription: [...]IIII[...]
Reverse description: Possible shield with a castle in the third quarter
Reverse inscription: [...](DTO)[...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Sheriff Hutton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6666
Four figure Latitude: 54.08569199
Four figure longitude: -0.99256179
1:25K map: SE6666
1:10K map: SE66NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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