PUBLIC-787A21: Post-medieval trade token farthing

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-787A21

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issued by Thomas Hunsdon of Oxford, Oxfordshire, dated 1666 (on token). Williamson (1967, 932) Oxfordshire no. 145.

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 1666
Date to: Exactly AD 1666

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Len Eeles
Identified by: Mr Len Eeles
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: The Weavers' Arms
Obverse inscription: THOMAS * HVNSDON *
Reverse description: Initials: T H
Reverse inscription: IN OXON * 1666
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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