TOKEN

Unique ID: LVPL888

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

Copper alloy trade token. Obverse: "IOHN BVRNES OF" around Mercers arms. Reverse: "LICHFIELD 1666" around "HIS HALFPENNY". Poor condition, very worn.

Notes:

John Burnes was Bailiff of Lichfield the same year as he issued his tokens as well as in other years.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1666

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath - [ view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

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Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands
County: Staffordshire
District: Lichfield
To be known as: STAFFORDSHIRE LICHFIELD

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Other[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Unknown[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Friday 8th October 1999
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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