BUC-11EF95: 1665 token

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Unique ID: BUC-11EF95

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A bent copper alloy 1/2d token of John Hill of Aylesbury, tallow chandler.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1665

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.73 mm
Width: 17.15 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th August 2006

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Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain
Obverse description: A ship
Obverse inscription: DOHN * HILL * OF ALESBURY
Reverse inscription: TA[?]LOW + CHA[NDLER] 1665, in field: [HIS]HALF PENNY

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
To be known as: Little Kimble

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Rotary Club /Weekend Wanderers Rally
Current location: Retained by finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Williamson, G.C. 1967 Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century London Seaby Ltd 46 no 15

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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