KENT-5E0C7C: 1 escudo of Carlos and Joanna

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-5E0C7C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A clipped post-Medieval gold 1-escudo of Joanna, Queen of Castile and Aragon (Joan the Mad) and Charles V (Charles I of Spain), 1516-1555. MInted c.1535-1555. Reverse mintmark: castle. Minted at Seville.

Measurements: 23.27mm in diameter, 1.12mm thick and 3.18g in weight.

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 1516
Date to: Circa AD 1555

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.12 mm
Weight: 3.16 g
Diameter: 23.27 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: escudo-double principat-double ducado
Ruler/issuer: Joanna and Charles of Spain
Type: Spain: Gold escudo - double principat - double ducado of Joanna and Charles (Clemente and Cayon 3135-3163)
Obverse description: Crowned Arms of Castile
Obverse inscription: IOANA : ET : CAROLVS:+ (Annulet stops)
Reverse description: Cross pattée within a four-arched tressure; fleur on each cusp;
Reverse inscription: +HISPANIARVM:REGES: SICIILIAE
Initial mark: Castle//S-*/-
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Mersham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0338
Four figure Latitude: 51.1053439
Four figure longitude: 0.89835923
1:25K map: TR0338
1:10K map: TR03NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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