PUBLIC-321D6C: A post-medieval copper alloy farthing token issed by John Condley of Yarmouth, Norfolk, dating AD1648 - 1674.

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-321D6C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issed by John Condley of Yarmouth, Norfolk. Williamson (1967, 879) Norfolk no. 305, dating to 1648-1672.

Dimensions: diameter: 16.06 mm; weight: 0.62 g

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 1648
Date to: Exactly AD 1672

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 16.06 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Mike Walker
Identified by: Mr Mike Walker

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: Merchant's mark consisting of a number 4 with 2 Xs below, overlying a letter G between the two elements
Obverse inscription: IOHN . CONDLEY . IN, five-pointed star initial mark
Reverse description: . C . / I . M, arranged in a triad
Reverse inscription: YARMOVTH . MARCHANT, five-pointed star initial mark
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
Parish or ward: St. Katharine's and Wapping (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3480
Four figure Latitude: 51.50305749
Four figure longitude: -0.07075664
1:25K map: TQ3480
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst searching the River Thames foreshore
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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