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Record ID: SF-AEBB48
Object type: JETTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and extremely worn fragment of a copper-alloy Nuremberg jetton of the 'Rose Orb' type, c. 1585-1650. Issuer uncertain.
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-AD92C3
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper-alloy and iron double looped 'spectacle' type buckle dating to the Post-Medieval period, c. 1550-1650. The frame is of copper-alloy, consisting two sub-oval loops joined by a central strap bar. The strap bar itself and one loop are now clogged with orange ferrous corrosion products which probably represent the remains of the plate and pin. Preserved in fair condition with an uneven brownish patina, it measures 19.84mm long down the strap bar, 22.95mm wide across the loops, and 3.27mm thick at the midpoint of the frame. It weighs 3.46g. For a comparable buckle fr…
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-AD58A2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete but very worn copper-alloy hammered Richmond farthing struck for Charles I, dating c. 1625-1634. Initial mark: saltire (?) Most details illegible due to wear.
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-AD3C38
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Post-Medieval farthing traders token issued by Frances Smith of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, dating to 1666. As Williamson no. 76. Obverse: date 1666 within inner pelleted border, *FRANCES.SMITH Reverse: IN/SVF/FOLK within an inner circle. IN ST EDMONDS BVRY Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following later. They were finally suppressed under Royal Authority in 1674.
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-ACC505
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver hammered halfgroat struck for James I's second coinage, dating to c. 1619. Cross saltire initial mark, Tower mint. North 2127.
Created on: Monday 19th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-F4C6BB
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy Post-Medieval farthing traders token struck for Nathaniel Howlett, a draper based in Mildenhall, dating to 1667. Williamson 248. Obverse: the draper's arms, NATHANIEL HOWLETTReverse: initials NH, rosette flanked by pellet above and below, IN MILDINHALL 1667.Farthing tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following later. They were finally suppressed in 1674 under Royal Authority. This example has been pierced off centre.
Created on: Monday 29th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 29th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-7607A7
Object type: POWDER MEASURE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and rather damaged cast lead-alloy powder measure or 'apostle' dating to the Post-Medieval period, c. 1600-1700. It is broadly cup-shaped, with an open top and closed base, where there is a single projecting circular lug on each side that would have fastened the measure to the bandolier (though one of these is now broken away in old damage). Casting seams are visible on the sides of the object. Preserved in fair condition despite being squashed, with a creamy white patina, it measures 17.29mm long and 23.68mm wide at its base. It weighs 14.62g.A series of twelve of these …
Created on: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1C5429
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver hammered halfpenny struck for Henry VIII, dating c. 1533-1544. Second coinage, Canterbury mint under Thomas Cramner, initial mark uncertain. North 1817.
Created on: Friday 19th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chevington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-4B24ED
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval copper-alloy coin weight for the second coinage double crown of James I, dating c. 1604-1619. It is circular in plan with neatly chamfered edges. The obverse depicts a crowned bust facing right surrounded by the inscription I R M BRITAN. Reverse: double crown with XI/s below (11 shillings). C.f Withers, P and Withers ( 1995), p.13, see also WILT-6103B9 on the PAS database.
Created on: Tuesday 9th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 9th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lavenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-DFDA84
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver hammered groat struck for Henry VIII, dating c.1529-1532. Second coinage, Tower mint, initial marks: lis/lis. North 1797.
Created on: Thursday 4th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 4th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Westhorpe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-93523D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A clipped and somewhat broken silver hammered eighth thistle merk of James VI of Scotland, dating to 1602. Spink 5500. Mint of Edinburgh.
Created on: Thursday 7th December 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woolpit', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-82F9D8
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead-alloy official four ounce avoirdepois weight dating to the Post-Medieval period, c. 1588-1603. It is circular in plan and broadly rectangular in section, with neatly chamfered edges in evidence around its entire circumference. The underside of the weight is flat and featureless, while the upper surface has been stamped with three separate marks. These consist four annulets arranged in a lozenge-shaped pattern, the letter 'A' (for 'avoirdepois') within a pelleted outer border, and the royal cipher of 'EL' (Elizabeth) underneath a crown, with the further letters 'COL…
Created on: Wednesday 6th December 2017
Last updated: Thursday 21st December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woolpit', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-045F3E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver hammered groat struck for Henry VIII, dating c. 1529-1532 or 1538-1541. Second coinage, Tower mint, initial mark: lis/lis. North 1797.
Created on: Thursday 30th November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 30th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Westhorpe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-044512
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver hammered groat struck for Henry VIII, dating c. 1526-1529. Second coinage, Tower mint, initial mark: rose/rose. North 1797.
Created on: Thursday 30th November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 30th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Haughley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-AF50A4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Post-Medieval farthing traders token issued by Frances Smith of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, dating to 1666. As Williamson no. 76. Obverse: date 1666 within inner pelleted border, *FRANCES.SMITH Reverse: IN/SVF/FOLK within an inner circle. IN ST EDMONDS BVRY Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following later. They were finally suppressed under Royal Authority in 1674.
Created on: Thursday 2nd November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 2nd November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fordham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-AF1CEF
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Post-Medieval farthing token issued jointly by Mary Kent of Soham, Cambridge, and John Kent of Hornswell (Herringswell), Suffolk, dating to 1666. As Williamson no. 174. Obverse: initials M K within inner pelleted border, MARY KENT OF SOHAM Reverse: initials I K over date 1666 within pelleted border, *IOHN KENT OF HORNSWELL Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following later. They were finally suppressed under Royal Authority in 1674.
Created on: Thursday 2nd November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 2nd November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Fordham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-6F8D4A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Post-Medieval farthing trader's token dating c. 1648-1674, issued for Robert Crannis- a fellmonger or wool-seller of Mildenhall. Williamson no. 247.Obverse: woolpack within inner solid border, ROBERT CRANNISReverse: initials R C A in triangle within inner border, IN MEILDENHALLFarthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following later. They were suppressed in 1674 under Royal Authority.
Created on: Monday 30th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 30th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-6F854E
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Post-Medieval farthing trader's token dating c. 1648-1674, issued for Robert Crannis- a fellmonger or wool-seller of Mildenhall. Williamson no. 247.Obverse: woolpack within inner solid border, ROBERT CRANNISReverse: initials R C A in triangle within inner border, IN MEILDENHALLFarthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following later. They were suppressed in 1674 under Royal Authority.
Created on: Monday 30th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 30th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1F18F4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A coppper-alloy Post-Medieval halfpenny token struck for Iohn (John) Chesson, a haberdasher of Bury St Edmunds, dating to c. 1669. Williamson nop. 47. Obverse: the Haberdashers arms within inner pelleted border, *IOHN CHESSON.. Reverse: 'HIS HALF PENNY' in three lines within inner pelleted border, OF BVRY 1669 Farthing trade tokens were first issued in 1648 as a response to the lack of small change, with halfpenny tokens following later. They were finally suppressed in 1674 under Royal Authority.
Created on: Thursday 26th October 2017
Last updated: Thursday 4th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Beck Row', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1BF72C
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead-alloy cloth seal probably issued under Charles I and dating c. 1625-1649. Only one disc of the original object survives, with the scar from its original circular integral stud visible on its reverse face. On the outer face of the surviving disc, the design of a crowned Tudor rose has been stamped, flanked by the initials 'C R'. Preserved in fair condition with an uneven greyish patina, it measures 16.28mm in diameter, 1.04mm thick and weighs 1.46g. A similar cloth seal has been recorded on the PAS database, see record SF-D45E92.
Created on: Thursday 26th October 2017
Last updated: Thursday 26th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bressingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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