TOKEN

Unique ID: HAMP-DD1794

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely worn and corroded, bent 17th-century copper-alloy post-medieval token farthing issued by William Joyce of Salisbury, Wiltshire, in 1652 AD (Williamson 199 (Wiltshire))

Notes:

The issuer was Mayor of Salisbury in 1639 (Williamson 1967, 1245).

Class: trade

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

Length: 15.5 mm
Width: 15.05 mm
Thickness: 0.45 mm
Weight: 0.51 g
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3257

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: Jetton [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: A camel couchant left
Obverse inscription: WILLIAM . IOY[CE]
Reverse description: Initials: '*//W . I'
Reverse inscription: * IN [SA]R[V]M . 1652
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

A resized image of Post-medieval trade token farthing (Salisbury, Wiltshire)

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Hampshire
District: Test Valley
To be known as: Broughton CP

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: Saturday 24th March 2012
Updated: Tuesday 10th April 2012

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