WILT-4C8DBD: Post medieval: Trade token, uncertain moneyer

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Unique ID: WILT-4C8DBD

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A very worn copper alloy post medieval farthing dating to AD 1668-1669. The issuer is uncertain. The obverse is indiscernible, the reverse is inscribed I G with three flowers in between. The closest parallel for this issue is of John Goulding from Steeple Ashton (Norweb 5591) although the reverse inscription on this example states [...]FORD 166[...].

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Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1668
Date to: Exactly AD 1669

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 14.96 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4997

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: Not further defined
Group: Not further defined
Type: Unknown
Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: I G central initials
Obverse inscription: [...]FORD166[...]
Reverse description: Indiscernible
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shrewton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0544
Four figure Latitude: 51.19519836
Four figure longitude: -1.9298266
1:25K map: SU0544
1:10K map: SU04SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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