LON-5B0E70: A Post Medieval cast copper alloy Antwerp coin weight dating AD 1576.

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COIN WEIGHT

Unique ID: LON-5B0E70

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A Post Medieval cast copper alloy Antwerp coin weight dating AD 1576. The weight is sub-square and features a shield, possible depicting the arms of Portugal, the reverse has the upright hand of Antwerp with K & I either side. The maker K I is unknown.

Obverse: A shield, possible depicting the arms of Portugal.

Reverse: Upright hand, between K and I, six pointed star below.

Dimensions: length: 13.67mm; width: 12.50mm; weight: 1.45g.

A similar coin weights on the database by maker K I is LON-278AD4.

References: Withers, P. & Withers, B. 2011. Identifying Coin-Weights Found in Britain Lions Ships and Angels. Galata Press

Inscription: K I

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 1576
Date to: Circa AD 1576

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.67 mm
Width: 12.5 mm
Thickness: 1.38 mm
Weight: 1.45 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Lambeth (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Prince's (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3078
Four figure Latitude: 51.4860175
Four figure longitude: -0.12909005
1:25K map: TQ3078
1:10K map: TQ37NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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