SOM-3CD882: Post-Medieval copper alloy traders token

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Unique ID: SOM-3CD882

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post-medieval copper alloy farthing trade token of Jane Blatchford of Montacute, Somerset, dating to the period AD 1648-1672. Williamson (1889:984), Somerset 194.

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 1648
Date to: Circa AD 1672

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.72 g
Diameter: 15.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th September 2017 - Sunday 24th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19490

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: A Mortar and two pestles
Obverse inscription: IANE BLATCHFORD
Reverse description: IHB conjoined with a star above and below
Reverse inscription: OF MOV[NT]OG[E]W
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Kingsbury Episcopi CP

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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