TOKEN

Unique ID: SF-5AA150

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Ipswich farthing trader's token, c.1670 AD. As Williamson, 1967: pp. 1084, no. 158. Half of the token is missing due to old breaks.

Obverse: AN/IPSWICH/[FARTH]ING/[1670] in four lines

Reverse: Arms of Ipswich (per pale, on the dexter side, a lion rampant; on the sinister, three hulls of ships)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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 1670
Date to: Circa AD 1670

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 20.62 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2012

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]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Mid Suffolk
To be known as: Barking

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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]

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Created: Wednesday 11th April 2012
Updated: Wednesday 11th April 2012

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