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Unique ID: BH-60C888
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A Post-Medieval, gold half escudo or 800 Reis of John (Joao) V (1706-1750), dated to 1732. Mint of Portugal.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 3.48 g
Diameter: 20.1 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Monday 7th October 2019 - Sunday 13th October 2019
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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
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.
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