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Unique ID: LON-5E7A5A
Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A Post Medieval Spanish colonial copper alloy Cob coin. The cob is a 4 Maravedis of Phillip III (AD 1598-1621) dated AD 1601. The cob has been re-valued as 6 Maravedis with a counter stamped on the obverse 'VI' and counter stamped on the reverse with 'IIII' and a crown.
Obverse: PHILIPPVS·[III·D·G·OMN]IVM+ A three turreted castle. Counter stamp VI
Reverse: HISPAN[·REGNORVM·REX·]1601· A lion rampant. Counter stamp IIII and crown
Dimensions: diameter: 20.80mm; weight: 3.90g
A similar cob coin on the database is PUBLIC-AC9B07.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 3.9 g
Diameter: 20.8 mm
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Ruler/issuer: Phillip III of Spain
Obverse description: A three turreted castle. Counter stamp VI
Obverse inscription: PHILIPPVS·[III·D·G·OMN]IVM+
Reverse description: A lion rampant. Counter stamp IIII and crown
Reverse inscription: HISPAN[·REGNORVM·REX·]1601·
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
4 Figure: TQ3777
Four figure Latitude: 51.47538047
Four figure longitude: -0.02872387
1:25K map: TQ3777
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
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