LON-7389DC: A Post Medieval copper alloy cent from Penang, Pulu (Prince of Wales Island), East India Company issue dating from AD 1787.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-7389DC

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A Post Medieval copper alloy cent from Penang, Pulu (Prince of Wales Island), East India Company issue dating from AD 1787.

Obverse: Dutch East Indian bale mark consisting of an X within heart divides letters: V over E and I over C, large 4 above.

Reverse: Malaya Arabic inscription.

Dimensions: diameter: 19.31mm; weight: 3.63g.

Another Penang coin on the database is BUC-6209A0.

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 1787
Date to: Circa AD 1787

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.63 g
Diameter: 19.31 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Obverse description: Dutch East Indian bale mark consisting of an X within heart divides letters: V over E and I over C, large 4 above.
Reverse description: Mal​​​​​​​aya Arabic inscription.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Rotherhithe (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3579
Four figure Latitude: 51.49383345
Four figure longitude: -0.05674007
1:25K map: TQ3579
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Fieldwalking
Discovery circumstances: Eyes only
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: 10 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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