BUC-667F53: Post-medieval trade token halfpenny of James Goodwin of King's Langley, Hertfordshire

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Unique ID: BUC-667F53

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token halfpenny issued by James Goodwin of King's Langley, Hertfordshire, dated 1668 (on token). Williamson (1967, 319) Hertfordshire no. 136. The token has a diameter of 21.02 mm, and weighs 0.97 g. It has been bent at one point of its circumference.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1668
Date to: Exactly AD 1668

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.97 g
Diameter: 21.02 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 9th May 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Clark
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token halfpenny
Obverse description: A crowned rose
Obverse inscription: IAMES . GOODWIN . AT . THE
Reverse description: Text, in four main lines: HIS / HALFE /PENNY / G / I F
Reverse inscription: IN . KINGS . LANGLEY . 1668
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Dacorum (District)
To be known as: Wigginton

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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