BERK-58CCE0: Post-medieval token: Thame trade token

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Unique ID: BERK-58CCE0

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A copper alloy farthing trade token of seventeenth century date, issued by Richard Rastell of Thame, Oxfordshire between AD 1648-1672. Williamson's (Oxfordshire) no. 205.

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 1648
Date to: Circa AD 1672

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.78 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 15.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2014 - Tuesday 11th November 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.521

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Group: Not further defined
Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: Mercer's Arms
Obverse inscription: RICHARD RASTELL
Reverse description: R R in centre
Reverse inscription: IN THAME
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5100
Four figure Latitude: 51.69643906
Four figure longitude: -1.26350414
1:25K map: SP5100
1:10K map: SP50SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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