HAMP-F4A105: Post-medieval trade token halfpenny (Alresford, Hampshire)

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Unique ID: HAMP-F4A105

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn and corroded 17th-century copper-alloy post-medieval token farthing issued by Jarvas Abin at Alresford, Hampshire in 1666 AD (Williamson 1 (Hampshire))

Class: trade

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1666
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.6 mm
Width: 19.35 mm
Thickness: 1.15 mm
Weight: 2.04 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3269

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Obverse description: St George and the dragon
Obverse inscription: IARVAS . ABIN . AT . THE
Reverse description: Legend in three lines: 'HIS/HALF/PENY'
Reverse inscription: * IN . ALRESFORD . 1666
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Chilcomb (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5029
Four figure Latitude: 51.058171
Four figure longitude: -1.287942
1:25K map: SU5029
1:10K map: SU52NW
WOEID: 26351745
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: Monday 18th June 2012
Updated: Monday 18th June 2012

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