SOM-EC91CF: Post Medieval token: farthing issued by the City of Bristol

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
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Unique ID: SOM-EC91CF

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval copper alloy farthing trade token issued by the City of Bristol dating to the year AD 1662. Williamson, (1889:241) Gloucestershire 18.

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 1662
Date to: Exactly AD 1662

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 19.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th March 2016 - Saturday 5th March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Identified by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 017427

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: Not further defined
Group: Not further defined
Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: The arms of Bristol in the centre depicting a ship issuing from a castle.
Obverse inscription: [THE ARMES OF] BRISTOLL
Reverse description: C. B over 1662 with small R, the engravers initial, below
Reverse inscription: [A] BRISTOLL FARTHI[NG]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Shepton Beauchamp CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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