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TOKEN

Unique ID: SF-172A75

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy 17th century trade token of Nicholas Shepherd from Saxmundhum, Suffolk. Williamson, 1967: no. 289.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 15.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st July 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: The Draper's Arms within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: NICHOLAS.SHEPHERD
Reverse description: S.N.M within inner circle
Reverse inscription: DRAPER.IN.SAXMUNDHAM

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Aldeburgh

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: Tuesday 12th August 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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