LANCUM-122B64: Birmingham accommodation token dated 1812

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Unique ID: LANCUM-122B64

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy One Penny Token, dating from 1812 (on coin).

Obv: ONE PENNY TOKEN in centre; outer rim inscription illegible

Rev: UNION COPPER COMPANY, BIRMINGHAM in outer rim and pair of shaking hands with date 1812 in centre.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Exactly AD 1812
Date to: Exactly AD 1812

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 22 g
Diameter: 33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th July 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Carlisle (District)
To be known as: Kingwater

Spatial coordinates

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: LANCUM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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