TOKEN

Unique ID: IOW-354E93

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A copper alloy token farthing issued by William Newland of Newport, Isle of Wight. c. 1664 (Champion u.d. 53, ref: 115).

Obverse: W.NEWLANDS. OF NEWPORT; The Grocers' Arms

Reverse: IN ILLE. OF. WIGHT; N/W G (in field)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1664

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 14.1 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd December 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2010-1-28

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: The Grocers’ Arms
Obverse inscription: W.NEWLAND.OF NEWPORT
Reverse description: N/WG (in field)
Reverse inscription: IN.ILLE.OF.WEIGHT
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

A resized image of Post-Medieval Token Farthing issued by William Newland of Newport, Isle of Wight

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY-SA licence (unless stated otherwise).

Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m[scope notes]

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: IOW-2DD0D7
Object type: TOKEN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A very worn post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by William Newland of Newport, Isle of Wight. c. 1664 (Champion u.d. 53, ref: 11…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind waiting to be validated

Find number: IOW-020613
Object type: TOKEN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by John Hooke of Newport, Isle of Wight, c. 1664 (Champion u.d., 43, ref: 105). Obverse: I…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind waiting to be validated

Find number: IOW-763384
Object type: TOKEN
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
A post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing issued by John Hooke of Newport, Isle of Wight, c. 1664 (Champion u.d., 43, ref: 105). Obverse:…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind waiting to be validated

Report a mistake

Comment on this artefact's record

Your comment will be checked before being posted. We also check for spam using akismet.

Enter your comments:

* This will not be displayed to the public.

* Not compulsory

The following HTML tags can be used - a,p,ul,li,em,strong,br,img,a - and paragraphs will be automatically created

Audit data

Created: Tuesday 5th January 2010
Updated: Monday 21st March 2011

This page is available in: qrcode json xml geojson rdf representations.

Social Bookmarking: