BH-60C888: Post-Medieval coin: gold half escudo or 800 Reis of John (Joao) V

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-60C888

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Post-Medieval, gold half escudo or 800 Reis of John (Joao) V (1706-1750), dated to 1732.  Mint of Portugal. 

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 1732
Date to: Circa AD 1732

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.48 g
Diameter: 20.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th October 2019 - Sunday 13th October 2019

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: John V of Portugal
Type: gold coin the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse description: Laureate bust, facing right. Date below.
Obverse inscription: IOANNES . V . D . G . PORT . ET . ALG . REX
Reverse description: Crowned coat of arms framed by scrollwork
Reverse inscription: -
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Hertsmere (District)
Parish or ward: South Mimms (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2399
Four figure Latitude: 51.67630937
Four figure longitude: -0.22250396
1:25K map: TQ2399
1:10K map: TQ29NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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