BERK-ED576B: Post-medieval trade token halfpenny of Edmund Greene of Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire

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Unique ID: BERK-ED576B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token halfpenny issued by Edmund Greene of Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire. Williamson (1967, 10) Bedfordshire no. 58, dated 1668 (on token).

It measures 19.28 mm in diameter and weighs 1.3 g

Notes:

Bucks PAS Record Sheet No 33

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: 1.3 g
Diameter: 19.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th April 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Wicken,Northants

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token halfpenny
Obverse description: Inscription: HIS / HALFE / PENNY, in three lines, above three cinquefoils; all within a beaded border
Obverse inscription: EDMVND GREENE . 1668, pierced sexfoil initial mark
Reverse description: Initials: G / E F, arranged in a triad, pierced sexfoil stops flanking the G, and below the other letters, smaller, cinquefoil stops between the E and F, and flanking the lowermost pierced sexfoil; all within a beaded border
Reverse inscription: OF HVSBORNE . CRAWLEY
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wicken (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7538
Four figure Latitude: 52.03534293
Four figure longitude: -0.90807721
1:25K map: SP7538
1:10K map: SP73NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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