BUC-715DEA: Post-medieval trade token farthing of John Rotherham of Barnet, Hertfordshire

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TOKEN

Unique ID: BUC-715DEA

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issued by John Rotherham of Barnet, Hertfordshire, dated 1655 (on token). Williamson (1967, 299) Hertfordshire no. 29 (probably).

The token has a diameter of 16.57 mm, and weighs 0.83 g

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 1655
Date to: Exactly AD 1655

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.83 g
Diameter: 16.57 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th October 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Clark
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: A stick of five candles
Obverse inscription: [I]OHN [R]OTHERHA[M]
Reverse description: Initials: I R, arranged in a row, with a flower between
Reverse inscription: [IN] BARNAT . [16](55)
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Quainton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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