NLM-C34640: Post-Medieval Token of an indeterminate issuer

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TOKEN

Unique ID: NLM-C34640

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper Token. Milled Post-Medieval halfpenny token, probably c.1666-1668, encrusted.

Obverse description: Circumferential legend with further text within inner circle over three lines: HIS / HALF / PENY

Obverse inscription: IOHN[---]

Reverse description: indistinct motif in inner circle.

Reverse inscription: [--]OF LO[?VTH---]

Diameter: 18.3mm, Weight: 2.26gms die axis: possibly 6.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1666
Date to: Circa AD 1668

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.26 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM27083

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Class: Other
Group: Other
Type: Anonymous master period: c. 1550 - c. 1700
Denomination: Token halfpenny
Obverse description: Circumferential legend with further text within inner circle over three lines: HIS / HALF / PENY
Obverse inscription: IOHN[---]
Reverse description: Indistinct motif in inner circle.
Reverse inscription: [--]OF LO[?VTH---]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Northorpe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Updated: 4 years ago

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