CAM-8812DB: Post-Medieval Trade token : John Pratt of Stow Bridge

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TOKEN

Unique ID: CAM-8812DB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper-alloy trade token dating AD1668.

Obverse shows a worn circle of small closely set pellets surrounding a totally worn centre field. However, this would have originally shown a bridge of four arches. Obverse legend reads [I]OHN.PRATT.O[F]. On the outside edge there is evidence of a worn border of close set pellets.

Reverse field shows HIS/HALF/Peny in three lines. Surrounding the field there is a circle of small closely set pellets. Reverse initial mark is a five petalled flower. Reverse legend reads STOW.BRIDGE.1668. On the outside edge there is a worn border of close set pellets.

Die axis 12 o'clock, weight is 2.09g, diameter is 19.1mm and thickness is 1.2mm

Book Ref: Williamson, G.C., 1967 Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century London: Seaby Ltd p873, no.241.

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 1668
Date to: Circa AD 1668

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 2.09 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Friday 4th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Fowler
Identified by: Ms Helen Fowler
Secondary identifier: Mrs Sue Bennett

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: East Cambridgeshire District Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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