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Unique ID: IOW-E8A11C
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A complete and corroded post-Medieval copper-alloy 5-reis of John V of Portugal (King of Portugal 1688 - 1750; King of Portugal and the Algarve 1706 - 1750), dating to the period 1723-1726.
Obverse: IOANNES V DEI GRATIA; Crowned shield of arms of Portugal.
Reverse: PORTUGALIÆ ET ALGARBIORUM REX; V / 17[ ] (within wreath).
Diameter: 31.0mm. Weight: 5.52g. DA=12:12.
Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 5.52 g
Diameter: 31 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd May 2019 - Wednesday 22nd May 2019
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Other reference: IOW2019-7-199
Ruler/issuer: John V of Portugal
Type: copper coin of the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse description: Crowned shield of arms of Portugal
Obverse inscription: IOANNES V DEI GRATIA
Reverse description: V / 17[ ] (within wreath)
Reverse inscription: PORTUGALIÆ ET ALGARBIORUM REX
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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