BUC-E91DE3: Post Medieval token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: BUC-E91DE3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A 17th-century copper-alloy trade token farthing issued by grocer William Warre of Baldock, Hertfordshire, AD 1648-1672 (Williamson (Hertfordshire) 16)

Class: trade

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1648
Date to: Exactly AD 1672

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.78 g
Diameter: 15.1 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: The Grocers' arms
Obverse inscription: WILL WA[RRE] GROCER
Reverse description: Initials: . W . // W . A
Reverse inscription: * IN . BOWLDOAKE
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Letchworth Garden City

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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