OXON-8E0436: Post-medieval trade token: Reading trade token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: OXON-8E0436

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy trade token of Henry Whitell of Reading, dated (AD) 1656. The obverse of the token depicts a dairymaid holding a plunger shaft in a churn, possibly churning butter (Norweb volume I type 3.1.25). HENRY WHITELL / [IN] READING 1656. Norweb (Berkshire) no.189. This is the first trade token of Henry Whitell recorded on this 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 1656

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2019.054

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: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Great Shefford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3975
Four figure Latitude: 51.4726262
Four figure longitude: -1.43988537
1:25K map: SU3975
1:10K map: SU37NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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