HAMP-92EB66: Post-medieval token : farthing trade token of the Corporation of Southampton

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Unique ID: HAMP-92EB66

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval farthing trade token of the Corporation of Southampton, dating to c.1650-70.

Reference: Williamson, Hampshire 185.

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 1650
Date to: Circa AD 1670

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 17.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr James Fautley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 496

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Class: Other
Group: Other
Type: Other
Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: THE / CORPORA / TION.OF / SOVTHAM / :TON / FARTHING / 16[..] (in seven lines)
Reverse description: The Arms of Southampton (per fess, three roses).
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Compton and Shawford

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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