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TOKEN

Unique ID: SF-172A75

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A copper alloy 17th century trade token of Nicholas Shepherd from Saxmundhum, Suffolk. Williamson, 1967: no. 289.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 15.55 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st July 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: The Draper's Arms within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: NICHOLAS.SHEPHERD
Reverse description: S.N.M within inner circle
Reverse inscription: DRAPER.IN.SAXMUNDHAM

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Suffolk Coastal
To be known as: Aldeburgh

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 12th August 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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