NLM-D52A2F:

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TOKEN

Unique ID: NLM-D52A2F

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy token. Milled token of an indeterminate issuer with initials WC, dated 1668.

Obverse description: Inner circle, legend over three lines: HIS / HALF / PENY

Obverse inscription: *W[ILL]IAM [---]

Reverse description: Inner circle, legend over two lines with pellet above: WC / 1668

Reverse inscription: *OF M[--]

Diameter: 17.0mm, Weight: 1.01gms, die axis: 12

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 1668
Date to: Exactly AD 1668

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th June 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM32818

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: Other
Group: Other
Type: Anonymous master period: c. 1550 - c. 1700
Denomination: Token halfpenny
Obverse description: Inner circle, legend over three lines: HIS / HALF / PENY
Obverse inscription: *W[ILL]IAM [---]
Reverse description: Inner circle, legend over two lines with pellet above: WC / 1668
Reverse inscription: *OF M[--]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haxey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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