BH-1D3373: Post Medieval trade token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: BH-1D3373

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy trade token dating to AD 1668. The obverse possesses a beaded border enclosing the inscription 'HIS/HALFE/PENNY above three flowers, with the legend 'OF PYRTON 1668'. The reverse possesses a beaded border enclosing a tobacco roll with the inscription 'rosetteFrosette' above and 'rosetteIrosetteErosette' below and the legend 'IOHN FARMER'.

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 1668

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 2nd December 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Denomination: Token halfpenny
Obverse description: Beaded border enclosing 'HIS/HALFE/PENNY'
Obverse inscription: IN PYRTON 1668
Reverse description: Tobacco roll with 'rosetteFrosette' above and 'rosetteFrosetteErosette' below
Reverse inscription: IOHN FARMER

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Graveley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2428
Four figure Latitude: 51.93670013
Four figure longitude: -0.19768383
1:25K map: TL2428
1:10K map: TL22NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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