SOM-425844: Post Medieval token: Taunton farthing token

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Unique ID: SOM-425844

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval copper alloy token farthing issued Peter Parry in Taunton, dating to AD 1654; Williamson (1891: 990), Somerset 270.

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 1654
Date to: Exactly AD 1654

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.69 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Thursday 2nd March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019099

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: P. P. // 1654
Reverse inscription: [TA]NTON . [CL]O[THWORK]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
To be known as: Staplegrove CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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