Unique ID: LEIC-BB49A4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

Post Medieval copper alloy token, 15mm in diameter and 0.25mm thick. The object has a brown patina and is very worn. A shield can be made out on one side with a large central chevron with possibly three objects below it. It has an inscribed border which is very faint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.25 mm
Weight: 0.37 g
Diameter: 15 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Wendy Scott - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Initials possibly N and R
Obverse inscription: VA[...]BAM
Reverse description: Shield with chevron
Reverse inscription: OBL[...]A[...]

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Leicestershire
District: Melton
Parish: Burton And Dalby

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7616
Four figure Latitude: 52.736302 Four figure longitude: -0.875836
1:25K map: SK7616
1:10K map: SK71NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

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Created: Monday 16th January 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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