IOW-F51381: IOW-F51381Modern Token for the Royal Chain Pier, Brighton

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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TOKEN

Unique ID: IOW-F51381

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Modern copper-alloy token for admission to the Royal Chain Pier, Brighton. Issued between 1823-1896.

Obverse: ROYAL/CHAIN/PIER

Reverse: royal crown

Diameter: 22.0mm; weight: 3.73g. DA 12:6.

Drewry 1832, 'A Memoir of Suspension Bridges: Comprising The History Of Their Origin And Progress'. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. pp. 69-74,

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Royal_Suspension_Chain_Pier

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1823
Date to: Circa AD 1896

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.73 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th December 2010

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2011-1-15

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

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

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Drewry, C.S. 1832 A Memoir of Suspension Bridges: Comprising The History Of Their Origin And Progress London Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman 69-74

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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