SOM-92F324: SOM-92F324: Post-Medieval token farthing

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Unique ID: SOM-92F324

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval copper alloy token farthing issued by John Grenway in Crewkerne, Somerset, 1652-1670 AD; Williamson (1891:978), Somerset 109.

Notes:

Obverse description: Arms: ermine, on a canton a crescent
Obverse inscription: * IOH[N GRENW]AY
Reverse description: G above I I
Reverse inscription: OF [CREWKERNE]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1652
Date to: AD 1670

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.61 mm
Weight: 0.51 g
Diameter: 15.36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 24th April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020474

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: GII in centre
Obverse inscription: --O---N---
Reverse description: Uncertain coat of arms
Reverse inscription: : -O---
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Crewkerne

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: SOM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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