LON-5391C8: An incomplete English Post-Medieval copper-alloy half penny trade token dating from 1648-1674. Issued by Thomas Prence in Hatton Garden.

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A English Post-Medieval copper-alloy half penny trade token dating from AD1656-1674. Williamson (1889 no. 1328). Issued by Thomas Prence in Hatton Garden.

Obverse: THOMAS.PRENCE.IN. = three sugar loaves with P above and T.M below

Reverse: HATTON .GARDEN... = HIS HALFE PENY

Dimensions: diameter: 19.94mm; weight: 1.47g.

Reference:

Williamson, G. C. 1889. Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century Vol. I. Elliot Stock: London.

Notes:

Copper alloy trade tokens were first struck in 1648. In 1656 half penny tokens were introduced. 1674 by Royal decree production of trade tokens ceased. Pers comm Verity Anthony

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1656
Date to: Circa AD 1674

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.47 g
Diameter: 19.94 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

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Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Lambeth (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Prince's (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3078
Four figure Latitude: 51.4860175
Four figure longitude: -0.12909005
1:25K map: TQ3078
1:10K map: TQ37NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

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