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Unique ID: SOMDOR-B96180

Object type certainty: Certain
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17th century trade token. John Legge of Shaftesbury.

Class: Trade

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1658

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.29 g
Diameter: 14.53 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 23rd April 2004

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: Token farthing
Obverse description: Grocer's arms
Obverse inscription: IHON LEGGE IN
Reverse description: Initials ISL
Reverse inscription: SHASTON [16]58

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Compton Abbas (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8618
Four figure Latitude: 50.961251
Four figure longitude: -2.200718
1:25K map: ST8618
1:10K map: ST81NE
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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