WILT-7AB142:

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Unique ID: WILT-7AB142

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A post-medieval copper alloy 17th century trade token farthing, issued by Joseph Stone at South Wraxall, Wiltshire, Williamson, Wiltshire, 274, dating to 1667. Ref: Williamson (1967, 1250). 

Diameter:12mm; weight: 0.4g

Notes:

Recorded from finder's photographs and details supplied during Covid-19.

Class: Williamson Wiltshire 274

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1667
Date to: Exactly AD 1667

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: A fleur-de-lys within a circular pelleted border
Obverse inscription: [IOSEPH . STONE 1667*]
Reverse description: Initials S over [I]M, arranged in a triad. A star to the left of the S and a star to the right of the M, and a star below the I and M. The letters and stars are set in a circular pelleted border.
Reverse inscription: [*IN . SOVTH . WREXSELL]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Monkton Farleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8164
Four figure Latitude: 51.37473335
Four figure longitude: -2.27435704
1:25K map: ST8164
1:10K map: ST86SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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