DEV-117699: Post medieval coin: meio tostao of Joao IV of Portugal

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Unique ID: DEV-117699

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval silver Portuguese vintem (20 reis) of Pedro II (AD 1683- 1706), dating to AD 1683-1706.

Minted at Porto. As Krause and Mishler (1993:823) no. 133.

Measurements: 13.9mm  diameter, 1.1mm thickness, weight 0.51g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1683
Date to: Exactly AD 1706

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 0.51 g
Diameter: 13.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st October 2019 - Tuesday 7th January 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 018784

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Peter II of Portugal
Type: silver coin the post-medieval Kings of Portugal
Obverse description: Christo Cross with 4PP on corners
Reverse description: Armillary sphere with a band
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Poltimore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9596
Four figure Latitude: 50.75406999
Four figure longitude: -3.48987488
1:25K map: SX9596
1:10K map: SX96SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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