SOM-7E37AB: Post Medieval traders token: farthing issued by the City of Bristol

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Unique ID: SOM-7E37AB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post Medieval copper alloy traders token farthing issued by the City of Bristol datng from AD 1652 to 1670 ; Williamson (1891:241), Gloucestershire 12 to 20.

Notes:

Obverse description: C B /[16.. / ...]
Obverse inscription: [ A BRISTOLL FARTHING]
Reverse description: A ship issuing left from a Castle to right
Reverse inscription: THE . A[RME]S . OF . [BRISTOLL]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1652
Date to: Circa AD 1670

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.62 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 19th January 2016 - Tuesday 19th January 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Elizabeth Brown
Identified by: Miss Elizabeth Brown
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 017253

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: C B [16.. ]
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: A ship issuing left from a Castle to right
Reverse inscription: THE A[RME]S OF [BRISTOLL]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4472
Four figure Latitude: 51.44420774
Four figure longitude: -2.80715718
1:25K map: ST4472
1:10K map: ST47SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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