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TOKEN

Unique ID: SOMDOR336

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Halfpenny token

Notes:

PAL 1055

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1795

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Halfpenny (copper alloy)
Obverse description: Inscription around the edge - [EMSW]ORTH HALFPENNY PAYABLE BY IHON STRIDE
Obverse inscription: EARL HOWE & THE GLORIOUS FIRST OF JUNE
Reverse inscription: RULE BRITANNIA 1795

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: Weymouth and Portland (District)
To be known as: Weymouth

Spatial coordinates


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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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