IOW-E0C00F: Post-Medieval Coin: Sol-piece of Louis XIV of France

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-E0C00F

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete post-Medieval silver sol-piece of Louis XIV of France (1643-1715) and dated 1696 on coin. Mintmark: missing.

Obverse: LVD XIII[I D G FR E]T.NAV.REX.1696; Laureate and draped head of Louis XIV facing right.

Reverse: [DO]MINE.SALVVM.FAC.REG[EM] [mintmark]; Crowned double 'L' monogram, with three fleurs-de-lis.

Diameter: 20.0mm. Weight: 0.97g. DA=12:6.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1696
Date to: Exactly AD 1696

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.97 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 20th December 2018 - Thursday 20th December 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: IOW2019-7-1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Double sol
Ruler/issuer: Louis XIV of France
Obverse description: Laureate and draped head of Louis XIV facing right
Obverse inscription: LVD XIII[I D G FR E]T.NAV.REX.1696
Reverse description: Crowned double 'L' monogram, with three fleurs-de-lis
Reverse inscription: [DO]MINE.SALVVM.FAC.REG[EM] [mintmark]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: 3 months ago

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