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Unique ID: SF-35E398

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A complete copper alloy post-medieval token farthing issued by Thomas Hudson of Woolpit.

Williamson (1967, 1105) writes: 'the Crown is now the present chief inn. Thomas Hudson was one of the feoffees living in 1668, charged with the government of an almshouse for poor people, founded according to the will of Sir Robert Gardener, knight, in 1614, at Elmswell, adjoining Woolpit'.


REV: IN . WOLPIT . 1664 - T H

Williamson 1967, 1105, no.372

Diameter: 15.29mm, thickness: 0.85mm, weight: 0.83g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1664

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.85 mm
Weight: 0.83 g
Diameter: 15.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Thelnetham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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