SOM-D6AF43: Post Medieval Token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: SOM-D6AF43

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval copper alloy traders token farthing issued by the City of Gloucester in 1657 under Mayor Luke Nourse, Williamson p.245 Gloucester 77

Notes:

This record was created at a rally and may therefore fall below our usual standards of identification or photography

Obverse description: Shield of Gloucester
Obverse inscription: [FOR NECESSAR]Y CH[ANGE]
Reverse description: CG with a small R under the C
Reverse inscription: L[VK]E NOVRSE [MAIOR] 16[57]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1657
Date to: Exactly AD 1657

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd July 2011

Rally details.

This object was found at Detecting Wales - 3rd July 2011, West Pennard

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ticket numbers 33

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found at Rally
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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