IOW-B77A5B: Medieval to Post-Medieval: Non-English Coin (possibly Ottoman)

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: IOW-B77A5B

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

An incomplete and worn post Medieval silver coin possibly issued under an Ottoman Turkish ruler, dating to the seventeenth century.

Length: 13.0mm; width: 10.8mm. Weight: 0.42g.

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13 mm
Width: 10.8 mm
Weight: 0.42 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th May 2018 - Wednesday 30th 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: IOW2018-7-267

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Category: Non English coin
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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: NLM-558EE8
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: MODERN
Silver Coin. Milled Ten Egyptian Qirsh, issued under the Ottoman Turkish rule of Sultan Mohammed V (1909-1918). Obverse description: F…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: IOW-3144D5
Object type: TOKEN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
An incomplete, worn and corroded post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by the Corporation of Newport, Isle of Wight. Dated 1664 on …
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LVPL-1D1952
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Post Medieval coin: An incomplete struck / hammered copper alloy Ottoman/Turkish coin, of Sultan Madmud II who ruled Hijra between 1223 - 125…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.