PUBLIC-C79ADC: Post-Medieval Trade Token: 1668 His Halfe Penny

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A complete copper alloy halfpenny trade token of post-Medieval date. The token was issued by Edmund Greene of Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire in 1668. Around the outer circumference of the obverse is visible the inscription "HUSBORNE CRAWLEY" and a floral mark. Within a smaller circle in the centre of the token are the letters "E G F" with the "G" raised above the "E" and "F". On either side of the "G" is a floral mark, and below the "E F" line is a centred floral mark with a smaller star on either side. The reverse is badly worn, but still visible is a circumferential circle within which is written in three lines "HIS HALFE PENNY" with three flowers or stars at the bottom.

Class: Trade

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1668

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 1.53 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st May 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Young
Identified by: Mr Matthew Young

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

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Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Great Brickhill

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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