IOW-DB6AE1: Post-Medieval Coin: Sol-piece of Louis XIV of France

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-DB6AE1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and worn post-Medieval silver sol-piece of Louis XIV of France (1643-1715), minted at Paris and dating to the period 1691-1699. The date on the coin is partially illegible and reads 169[ ].

Obverse: LVD XIIII [D G F]R ET NAV R[EX]169[ ]; Laureate and draped head of Louis XIV facing right.

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

Diameter: 19.3mm. Weight: 1.25g. 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 1691
Date to: Exactly AD 1699

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.25 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th July 2019 - Wednesday 10th July 2019

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: IOW2019-7-233

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Louis XIV of France
Mint or issue place: Paris
Obverse description: Laureate and draped head of Louis XIV facing right
Obverse inscription: LVD XIIII [D G F]R ET NAV R[EX]169[ ]
Reverse description: Crowned double 'L' monogram, with three fleurs-de-lis
Reverse inscription: [DOMINE SALVVM FAC REG]EM A
Die axis measurement: 6 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

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