LVPL-275796: Copper alloy 17th century traders token. It is a Lowestoft farthing

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Unique ID: LVPL-275796

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy 17th century traders token. It is a Lowestoft farthing

Class: Traders

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.11 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 21.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Mr Glenn Lister

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain
Obverse description: Coat of arms with a crowned rose
Obverse inscription: VILLA LOWISTOFF SVFFOLK
Reverse description: Legend in 3 lines across the field. Below legend a rose with a six-petalled flower on either side. A/ LOWESTOF/ FARTHING
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Cley Next the Sea (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0543
Four figure Latitude: 52.945211
Four figure longitude: 1.049665
1:25K map: TG0543
1:10K map: TG04SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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