SUR-7D20E6: Post medieval: Traders token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: SUR-7D20E6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A halfpenny trader's token issued by William Taylor of Winchester.

Notes:

Taylor also issued a token farthing.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1650
Date to: AD 1670

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 19.44 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 09.1164

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token halfpenny
Obverse description: The Grocers' arms
Obverse inscription: WILLIAM TAYLOR
Reverse inscription: IN WINCHESTER 1667 HIS HALFE PENY
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Medstead (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6335
Four figure Latitude: 51.110841
Four figure longitude: -1.101426
1:25K map: SU6335
1:10K map: SU63NW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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