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TOKEN

Unique ID: SOMDOR1096

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper alloy 17th century town token of Dorchester. 1669 Dorchester farthing. Obverse description: Inscription around HD 1669 Obverse inscription: [A DOR}CHESTER F[ARTHING] Reverse description: Arms Reverse inscription: THE ARMES OF DORCHESTER

Notes:

PAL 1163

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1669
Date to: AD 1669

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

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: Farthing (Copper alloy)
Obverse description: HD in centre
Obverse inscription: A DORCHESTER FARTHING
Reverse description: Arms
Reverse inscription: [THE ARMES OF] DORCH[ESTER]

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: DORSET WEST STAFFORD

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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