PUBLIC-FF8D6A: Post-medieval trade token farthing issued by the Constables of Taunton, Somerset

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-FF8D6A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issued by the Constables of Taunton, Somerset. Williamson (1967, 987) Somerset nos. 227-230, dated 1667 (on token).

Very worn and corroded, it measures 20.64mm in diameter, is 0.78mm thick and weighs 1.043g

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 1667
Date to: Exactly AD 1667

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.78 mm
Weight: 1.043 g
Diameter: 20.64 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th June 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Charles Bullock
Identified by: Mr Charles Bullock

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: A T and a tun (rebus)
Obverse inscription: A TAVNTON FARTHING
Reverse description: A castle
Reverse inscription: BY . THE CONSTABLES 1667
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Nr Wimborne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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