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TOKEN

Unique ID: SF-8AB64E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy Post Medieval farthing trade token of the Ipswich town corporation, dated 1670. As Williamson, 1967: pp. 1084 no. 158.

Obverse: AN/IPSWICH/FARTHING/1670 in four lines.

Reverse: arms of Ipswich (rampant lion and hulls of ships)

The token is heavily bent in the middle. For a similar token see SF-76F26C on the PAS database.

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 1670
Date to: Exactly AD 1670

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.46 mm
Weight: 2.33 g
Diameter: 22.59 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference: no. 383 T

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Trowse with Newton

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
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Other

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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