SOM-56A9F4: Post-medieval trade token farthing issued by the Constables of Taunton

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Unique ID: SOM-56A9F4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval copper alloy token farthing issued by the Constables of Taunton, 1667 AD; Williamson (1891:987), Somerset 227-230.

Notes:

This item was recorded at a rally and therefore the description and in particular photograph is likely to be below our usual standards.

Obverse description: Rebus: a T over a tun
Obverse inscription: A TAVNTON FARTHING
Reverse description: A castle
Reverse inscription: BY THE CONSTABLES 1667
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock (probably)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1667

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.92 g
Diameter: 22.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th January 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at EDMC, North Curry, 29 Jan 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Rally ticket 499

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: Taunton Deane (District)
Parish or ward: North Curry (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3125
Four figure Latitude: 51.020215
Four figure longitude: -2.985116
1:25K map: ST3125
1:10K map: ST32NW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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