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TOKEN

Unique ID: SOM-09D9CD

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A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century trade token farthing issued by the town of Bridgwater in Somerset, Williamson Somerset 48, dating to 1666 (on token). Ref: Williamson (1891, 974).

Class: Williamson Somerset 48

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 1666
Date to: Exactly AD 1666

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: 1666 across the field with sexfoil flanked by stars above and below
Obverse inscription: A BRIDGWATER FARTHING
Reverse description: A castle on a bridge of five arches
Reverse inscription: THE ARMES OF BRIDGWATER
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Seavington St. Mary (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4016
Four figure Latitude: 50.94030548
Four figure longitude: -2.85532944
1:25K map: ST4016
1:10K map: ST41NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a 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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