PUBLIC-5B122E: PUBLIC-5B122E: Farthing token 1664 Thomas Bill In Royston

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-5B122E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy farthing token of Thomas Bill of Royston, dating to 1664. The token measures 15.20 mm in diameter.

Notes:

Thomas Bill of Royston 1664 Farthing (Hertfordshire w160). Occupation unknown, his date of marriage was 1667, thus only 2 initials on token - as he was a bachelor at the time of the token's manufacture.

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 1664

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.33 g
Diameter: 15.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th February 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Roberts
Identified by: Mr David Roberts

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: 166(4) in a beaded inner circle
Obverse inscription: *THOMAS* BILL**
Reverse description: "TB" with a * above and below all within an inner beaded circle.
Reverse inscription: **IN*ROYSTON*
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
To be known as: Nr Royston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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

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