SOM-D96DC2: Post-medieval trade token farthing issued by John Sprake of Taunton

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Unique ID: SOM-D96DC2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval copper alloy token farthing issued by John Sprake in Taunton, Somerset, 1648-1672 AD; Williamson (1891:991), Somerset 282.

Notes:

Obverse description: A pair of hanging scales
Obverse inscription: * [IOHN] . S[PR]AK[E . IN . TANTON]
Reverse description: Initials arranged in a triangle .S.//I.G
Reverse inscription: * IN . SOMERSET . [SHIER]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

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
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.98 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22364

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: Sedgemoor (District)
To be known as: Chedzoy

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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