BUC-4A0CE0: Post-medieval token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: BUC-4A0CE0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A bent 17th-century copper-alloy post-medieval trade token farthing issued by grocer John Kingston of Towcester, Northamptonshire, AD 1648-1672 (Williamson ( Northamptonshire) 168)

Class: Trade

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1648
Date to: Exactly AD 1672

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 18th March 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jennifer Moss
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: Shield bearing the Grocers' arms
Obverse inscription: * IOHN . KINGSTON . OF
Reverse description: Triad of initials: * K * // I * G
Reverse inscription: TOSSETER ' MERC[ER]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
To be known as: Potterspury

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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