COINS EXCAVATED AT THE PORTUGUESE SETTLEMENT
Object data

Cowry shells. Ayutthaya style. Used as money with a value of
800 shells to 1 Fueang.
Size: 1,7 x 2,3; 1,5 x 2,3; 1,5 x 2; 1,5 x 1,52
Period: 17th century

Excavation data

Unearthed in many places throughout the excavation site.
Object data

Cupper Chinese coin "I Paeh". Chinese Chíng Dynasty style.
On the front face are four Chinese characters which read
"Tsun Jeu Thong Pao" made in the year Tsun Jeu. This fell
during the first reign of the Ching Dynasty (Tsu Chu).
Size: 2,5 cm diameter
Period: 1644

Excavation data

Unearthed during excavations at San Petro village
Site Number: C12
Stratum: 200-250 cm



(verso)
Object data

Silver "Pod Duang" coin of 1 Fueang. Ayutthaya style. The
marking on this coin cannot be identified.
Size: 0,7 cm
Period: 16th-17th century

Excavation data

Unearthed during excavations at San Petro village
Site Number: E5
Stratum: 200-250 cm
Object data

Tin coin. Circular coin with a hole in the centre and a flower
petal design on both faces. It could have been a counter or
gambling chip. The design is known as "Dokmai Phra Ruang"
or Phra Ruang flower.
Period: 16th-17th century

Excavation data

Unearthed during excavations at San Petro village
Site Number: B11
Stratum: 100-150 cm
Object data

Copper coin of 1 solas. Rattanakosin. Coin from the reign of
King Chulalongkorn. On the face is an image of King
Chulalongkorn and the words in Thai script "Chulakorn"and
"Phra Chulachomklao Chao Krung Siam. The obverse bears
a picture of the guardian spirit of Thailand seated on the
national emblem, the words in Thai script "Neung Solas" and
the figure 115.
Size: 3 cm diameter
Period: 1898

Excavation data

Unearthed during excavations at San Petro village
Site Number: C8
Stratum: 0-100 cm