IOW-354E93: Post-Medieval Token Farthing issued by William Newland of Newport, Isle of Wight

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Unique ID: IOW-354E93

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy token farthing issued by William Newland of Newport, Isle of Wight. c. 1664 (Champion u.d. 53, ref: 115).

Obverse: W.NEWLANDS. OF NEWPORT; The Grocers' Arms

Reverse: IN ILLE. OF. WIGHT; N/W G (in field)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1664
Date from certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 14.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd December 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2010-1-28

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: The Grocers’ Arms
Obverse inscription: W.NEWLAND.OF NEWPORT
Reverse description: N/WG (in field)
Reverse inscription: IN.ILLE.OF.WEIGHT
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Tuesday 5th January 2010
Updated: Monday 21st March 2011

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