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TOKEN

Unique ID: SOM-B54A56

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

Post Medieval copper alloy token farthing issued by the Constables of Taunton in 1667 AD; Williamson (1891:987), Somerset 227- 230.

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 1667
Date to: Exactly AD 1667

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 21.8 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19828

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: Rebus; T over a tun, [two pellets flanking a rose above the T], two further roses flanking the base of the T. Reverse description: Reverse inscription:
Obverse inscription: A TAVNTON [FARTHING]
Reverse description: Unclear
Reverse inscription: [B]Y [THE] CO[NSTABLES 1667]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Combe St. Nicholas CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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