PUBLIC-97D07A: Post-medieval trade token farthing of Wallter Ridiout of Blandford Forum, Dorset (obverse)

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-97D07A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issued by Wallter Ridiout of Blandford Forum, Dorset. Williamson (1967, 172) Dorset no. 23, dated 1652 (on token).

Very worn, it measures 14.8mm in diameter, 0.6mm in thickness and weighs 0.744g.

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 1652
Date to: Exactly AD 1652

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 0.744 g
Diameter: 14.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th September 2015

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 R
Obverse inscription: WALLTER [RIDIOVT]
Reverse description: Initials: W R
Reverse inscription: [I]N . B[L]AND[FOR]D 165[2]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: While metal detecting cultivated land
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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