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Unique ID: WILT-90A80E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy 17th Century octagonal trade token depicting a castle [potentially Castle Coombes] and the obverse depticting W A. Dating to c. AD 1660 - 1670.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1660
Date to: Circa AD 1670

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.44 g
Diameter: 14.37 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Identified by: Miss Hazel Fransch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM4795

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Group: Not further defined
Type: Unknown
Denomination: Token halfpenny
Obverse description: Lettering of 'W A' with pellets above and below
Obverse inscription: W A
Reverse description: Castle with 5 towers
Reverse inscription: None
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: West Lavington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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