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DENO-EAD1DB: Post-medieval token

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An incomplete post medieval copper alloy trade token halfpenny issued by Gregory Sylvester and William Leaver in Winthorpe, dated 1664. Ref. Williamson 1891: 917

The token is worn and corroded and has a jagged break with approximately 40% of the disk missing.

Class: Williamson 1891:917

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E9044

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
Parish or ward: Winthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8156
Four figure Latitude: 53.09506971
Four figure longitude: -0.7918379
1:25K map: SK8156
1:10K map: SK85NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Williamson, G.C. 1967 Trade Tokens Issued in the Seventeenth Century London Seaby Ltd 917

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DENO
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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