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Unique ID: DYFED-F195C4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Thomas Newsham Halfpenny Token from Carmarthen. Obverse features the letters N T K and 3 sexfoils in centre of coin. Around the circumference of the obverse are the words IN CARMARTHEN, 1668 and another sexfoil. On the reverse of the coin are the words HIS HALF PENY in the centre, and around the circumference are the words THOMAS NEWSHAM and a sexfoil. Token is 19mm in diameter and weighs 2g. Thomas Newsham was mayor of Carmarthen in 1679. Similar Token recorded at the British Museum, Museum Number - T.5808.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1668

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 19 mm

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Recorded by: Ms Jenna Smith
Identified by: Ms Jenna Smith

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Numismatic data

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Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ferryside

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal Detecting

References cited

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Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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