PUBLIC-285C88: Post-medieval trade token farthing of William Minck of Blandford, Dorset

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-285C88

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issued by William Minck of Blandford, Dorset. Williamson (1967, 172) Dorset no. 19, dated 1654 (on token).

It measures 15.21mm in diameter, 0.82mm in thickness and weighs 0.937g. The token is corroded with a patchy green patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1654
Date to: Exactly AD 1654

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.82 mm
Weight: 0.937 g
Diameter: 15.21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th June 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Charles Bullock
Identified by: Mr Charles Bullock

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: Initials: W M
Obverse inscription: WILLIAM [MIIN]CK IN
Reverse description: W M
Reverse inscription: [IN B]LANDFORD . 1654
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Nr Wimborne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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