IOW-47F7E8: Post-Medieval: Token Farthing of Anthony Maynard, Apothecary of Newport, Isle of Wight

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Unique ID: IOW-47F7E8

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A complete and worn post-Medieval copper-alloy token farthing of Anthony Maynard, apothecary of Newport, Isle of Wight. c. 1664. Williamson 1889: Hampshire (265, ref: 110).

Obverse: ANTHONY MAYNARD; Figure of Apollo.

Reverse: IN NEWPORT; M/ A E in field.

Diameter: 16.3mm. Weight: 1.38g. DA=12:6.

Williamson, G.C., 1967 Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century London: Seaby Ltd.

Class: Trade token

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1664
Date to: Circa AD 1664

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.38 g
Diameter: 16.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th August 2018 - Sunday 19th August 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-2-114

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: Other
Group: Other
Type: Other
Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: Figure of Apollo
Obverse inscription: ANTHONY MAYNARD
Reverse description: M/ A E in field
Reverse inscription: IN NEWPORT
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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