PUBLIC-F54ED4: Dover farthing 1668

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-F54ED4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very corroded 17th century copper-alloy farthing trade token issued by the town of Dover in Kent c.1668. Obverse: St Martin on horseback with a beggar. Reverse: a shield containing the town arms and an inscription of DOVER * FARTHING * 68 (Williamson, No. Kent 199)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1668
Date to: Exactly AD 1668

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 27th January 2018

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Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token farthing
Obverse description: Shield of arms of Dover
Obverse inscription: DOVER . FARTHING . 1668
Reverse description: St. Martin right, on horse left and with a beggar left .

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sandwich

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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