PUBLIC-28459F: Post-medieval trade token farthing of Richard Cheney of Dorchester, Dorset (reverse)

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-28459F

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issued by Richard Cheney of Dorchester, Dorset. Williamson (1967, 178) Dorset no. 64, dated 1666 (on token).

It measures 15.37mm in diameter, 0.8mm in thickness and weighs 0.705g.

See also DOR-2FD956 on this database.

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 1666
Date to: Exactly AD 1666

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.705 g
Diameter: 15.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th July 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Charles Bullock
Identified by: Mr Charles Bullock
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: Grocer's Arms
Obverse inscription: RICHARD [CH]EN[EY]
Reverse description: Initials: R C, three stars above and below
Reverse inscription: IN . DORCHESTER 1666
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: Purbeck (District)
To be known as: Wareham

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
Discovery circumstances: While metal detecting spoil heaps
General landuse: Other

References cited

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Audit data

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

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