SF-0F85E7: Post-Medieval to Modern Token of William IV

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TOKEN

Unique ID: SF-0F85E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy token commemorating the coronation of William IV and Queen Adelaide on the 8th of September 1831. There is a small circular perforation at the top of the medallion.

Chronology

Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1831

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.73 g
Diameter: 29.08 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st March 2009

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: William IV of the United Kingdom
Denomination: Other
Obverse description: A crown above and rose(?) below an inscription that fills the entire face
Obverse inscription: CROWNED WITH THEIR/PEOPLES LOVE/GUARDED BY A/NATIONS LOYALT[Y]/HALLOWED BY/THEIR COUNTRYS BLESS[ING?]
Reverse description: The king and Queen either side of a throne
Reverse inscription: PROCLAIMED JUNE 20TH 1830/W & A/CROWNED SEP’ 8 1831
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: SF
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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