DOR-982961: 982961. Post medieval token : farthing of John Legge of Shaftesbury

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Unique ID: DOR-982961

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A copper alloy 17th century trade token of John Legge of Shaftesbury, Dorset. Issued in 1658. Boyne/Williamson, Volume I, page 189, numbers 148

Class: Trade
Sub class: 17th century

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1658

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 16.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th November 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: No detail vivsble - Grocer's Arms
Obverse inscription: [IHON LEGGE] IN
Reverse description: Initials I S L
Reverse inscription: SHASTON 1658
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Compton Abbas (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8719
Four figure Latitude: 50.970267
Four figure longitude: -2.186515
1:25K map: ST8719
1:10K map: ST81NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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