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Unique ID: LVPL888

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

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


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


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: Friday 8th October 1999
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011 by Daniel Pett

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