SOM-40249F: Post-medieval trade token: farthing issued by John Clothier in Montacute

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Unique ID: SOM-40249F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-medieval copper-alloy trade token farthing issued by John Clothier in Montacute, Somerset dating to AD 1655, Williamson (1891: 984), Somerset 195.

Notes:

This object was recorded at a rally and therefore the photograph and record details may be below our usual standards.

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: 0.62 g
Diameter: 14.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th March 2015 - Sunday 15th March 2015

Rally details.

This object was found at Chillington, Somerset March 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Rally ticket 313

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: Unicorn standing left, right forehoof raised
Obverse inscription: IOHN CLOTHER OF
Reverse description: Initial letters C over IM in a triad
Reverse inscription: MONTAGEW 1655
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Dinnington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3912
Four figure Latitude: 50.90423506
Four figure longitude: -2.86888995
1:25K map: ST3912
1:10K map: ST31SE
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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