KENT-E85E2A: COB 1 REAL OF CHARLES ii OF SPAIN

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-E85E2A

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A complete but worn post-Medieval colonial Spanish silver half real 'cob' piece of Charles II of Spain (1665-1700), pillars and waves type, dated '1671', Assayer marks 'R' - Pedro Ramos 1651-1676. Mint of Bogota, Colombia

Measurements: 20.18mm in diameter, 1.27mm thick and 1.96g 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 1671
Date to: Circa AD 1671

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.27 mm
Weight: 1.96 g
Diameter: 20.18 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: real - croat - dieciocheno
Ruler/issuer: Charles II of Spain
Obverse description: Crowned cross potent with lions alternating with castles in opposite quarters. mark of value above
Obverse inscription: +C[AR REX HISP ET INDIA]RV
Reverse description: Legend in three lines across pillars, waves below
Reverse inscription: (S?)/M/R//[PL]V/SVL/T[RA]//[RM[16/71/(S?)
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
To be known as: Badlesmere

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Recording Institution: KENT
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Updated: 3 years ago

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