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Unique ID: SOM-5E5406
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
Portuguese Post Medieval gold Cruzado Calvario of John III (Joao III) of Portugal, dating to AD 1521 to 1557. Minted at Lisbon. Freidberg 29.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 3.52 g
Diameter: 24.3 mm
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Other reference: SCC Receipt no. 19941
Denomination: Cruzado calvário
Ruler/issuer: John III of Portugal
Type: gold coin the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse description: Crowned shield
Obverse inscription: IOANES.III.PORTVGALE
Reverse description: Long cross
Reverse inscription: IN:HOC:SIGNO:VINCES
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
4 Figure: SX0570
Four figure Latitude: 50.49726258
Four figure longitude: -4.75085422
1:25K map: SX0570
1:10K map: SX00NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|Friedberg, R||1958||Gold Coins of the World: complete from 600 AD to 1958||Illinois||Follett Publishing Company|