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Unique ID: SOM-08CAFD

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A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century trade token farthing issued by John Sanders at Frome in Somerset, Williamson Somerset 133, dating to 1671 (on token). Ref: Williamson (1891, 980).

Class: Williamson Somerset 133

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 1671
Date to: Exactly AD 1671

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 17614

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: A stocking
Obverse inscription: IOHN . [SA]NDERS . OF . FROVME
Reverse description: Inscription: A / FARTH/ING in three lines
Reverse inscription: IN . SVMERSET . SHEIRE . 16[71]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Kingston Deverill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8436
Four figure Latitude: 51.12305664
Four figure longitude: -2.22999623
1:25K map: ST8436
1:10K map: ST83NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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