IOW-E8A11C: Post-Medieval Coin: 5-reis of John V of Portugal

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-E8A11C

Object type certainty: Certain
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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.

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: Circa AD 1723
Date to: Circa AD 1726

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.52 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd May 2019 - Wednesday 22nd May 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-7-199

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

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

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: GPS (from the finder)
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

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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