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13.8 cm length; 74 g weight
Marks/Maker: London, sterling standard, 1806-7, maker's mark of Peter William Bateman
Lent by the University; LI 1043.4
T. Schroder (2009), no. 415
Silver badges, emblematic tokens designed to be worn about the person, date back to at least the Middle Ages and intended to denote membership, rank or service. This is possibly an almshouse badge.
Information derived from T. Schroder, British and Continental Gold and Silver in the Ashmolean (2009)