TOKEN

Unique ID: SUSS-839A23

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and corroded Post Medieval copper alloy 17th century farthing token of IOHN AMES. The token is badly degraded but sufficient can be resolved of the reverse to identifier the issuer.

Obv.

IOHN. AMES; [A man making candles]

Rev.

[IN YARMOVTH 1652] //A/I/I

Williamson; Trade Tokens Vol II (1891) p878; No 287-290

Class: traders

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Exactly AD 1652

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.85 g
Diameter: 15 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE - [view all attributed records]

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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]

Numismatic data

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Waveney
Parish: Blundeston

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM5197
Four figure Latitude: 52.513042 Four figure longitude: 1.697755
1:25K map: TM5197
1:10K map: TM59NW
WOEID: 26349983
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Thursday 19th January 2012
Updated: Friday 27th January 2012

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