SOM-08F4F6: Post-medieval trade token: farthing  Thomas Hancock

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Unique ID: SOM-08F4F6

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A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century trade token farthing issued by Thomas Hancock at Westbury in Wiltshire, Williamson Wiltshire 261, dating to 1656 (on token). Ref: Williamson (1891, 1250).

Class: Williamson Wiltshire 261

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 1656
Date to: Exactly AD 1656

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 cock walking left
Obverse inscription: THOMAS . HANCOCK
Reverse description: A right hand held vertically, fingers together, palm out
Reverse inscription: IN . WESTBVRY . 1656
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

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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Updated: 3 days ago

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