SUR-751AF8: Post medieval: Token

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Unique ID: SUR-751AF8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a copper alloy token showing a bust facing right commemorating Admiral Rodney's (1718-1792) victory over the French at the battle of Saintes in 1782. The reverse depicts a sailing ship.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1782
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.97 g
Diameter: 23.21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 14-1256

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: Other
Group: Other
Type: Other
Denomination: Token penny
Obverse description: Wigged bust facing right
Obverse inscription: [ADMIRAL] RODNEY
Reverse description: Saiing ship
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Great Coxwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2793
Four figure Latitude: 51.63516485
Four figure longitude: -1.61127505
1:25K map: SU2793
1:10K map: SU29SE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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