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WAW-F4673D: Post Medieval coin: Portugese post medieval gold quarter Moeda (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-F4673D

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

Portugese post medieval gold quarter Moeda with a value of 1000 Reis of John V (João V) of Portugal dated to 1716 on the coin.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1716
Date to: Exactly AD 1716

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.46 g
Diameter: 18.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th November 2017 - Thursday 22nd February 2018

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: 1000 reis
Ruler/issuer: John V of Portugal
Type: gold coin the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse description: Crowned arms of Portugal
Obverse inscription: IOANNES V D G P ET ALG REX 1000
Reverse description: Short cross pattee with quatrefoils in each angle
Reverse inscription: IN HOC SIGNO VINCES 1716
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Wichenford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7860
Four figure Latitude: 52.23774614
Four figure longitude: -2.32358343
1:25K map: SO7860
1:10K map: SO76SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: WAW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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