LANCUM-82CF75: Post-medieval token

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Unique ID: LANCUM-82CF75

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy farthing/trade token dated AD1664.

Norfolk no.130

Obverse inscription: IAMES CASTILL

Obverse description: A wool comb

Reverse inscription: IN NORWICH 1664

Reverse description: C//I /I in a triad.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1664
Date to: Circa AD 1664

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
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: Wool Comb
Obverse inscription: IAMES CASTILL
Reverse description: C//I/I in a triad
Reverse inscription: IN NORWICH 1664
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Bedale

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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