SUSS-416C22: Post Medieval: Halfpenny token from Chichester

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Unique ID: SUSS-416C22

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy halfpenny token. Chichester type with Queen Elizabeth on the obverse and Chichester cross on the reverse, edge plain or illegible, date illegible. Atkins Sussex Type 15 or 15a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1785
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 7.6 g
Diameter: 28.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Stamped
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token halfpenny
Obverse description: Queen Elizabeth facing with crown, sceptre and ruff
Obverse inscription: QUEEN ELIZABETH
Reverse description: Chichester Cross
Reverse inscription: CHICHESTER HALFPENNY
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Fittleworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0020
Four figure Latitude: 50.970746
Four figure longitude: -0.577162
1:25K map: TQ0020
1:10K map: TQ02SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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