SOM-58B317: Post-Medieval token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: SOM-58B317

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

A post medieval copper alloy traders token half penny issued by the Portreeve of Yeovil in 1668.

A similar example can be found in Williamson (1891:995) Somerset 326.

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: 1.44 g
Diameter: 20.41 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 1995 - Tuesday 15th November 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: 019065

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token halfpenny
Obverse inscription: MADE. BY. THE. PORTREEVE. OF 1668
Reverse description: A crown with E.R. under.
Reverse inscription: THE BOROUGH OF YEOVILL
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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