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TOKEN

Unique ID: SOM-6046D0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval copper alloy 17th-century trade token farthing issued by John Price at Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight, Williamson Hampshire 236, dating to AD 1648 to 1672. Ref: Williamson (1889, 274).

Class: Williamson Hampshire 236

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1648
Date to: Circa AD 1672

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.42 g
Diameter: 14.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st June 2018 - Monday 3rd September 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017630

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: St George on horseback slaying the dragon at his feet
Obverse inscription: IOH[N . P]RICE . YARMO[VTH]
Reverse description: Initials IP with large flowers above and below and pellets or small flower between and to sides
Reverse inscription: [IN .] THE . ISLE . [OF . W]IT[E]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alvediston CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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