SF-53A0B5: Boy Bishop Token

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Unique ID: SF-53A0B5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A lead penny size Boy Bishop token, Rigold Bury Series Ig with slightly blundered obverse legend, c.1470-1539 AD. See Rigold, 1978: p. 95.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1625
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 1539
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.12 g
Diameter: 14.67 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Other
Obverse description: Mitre facing within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: +SANCTS NICHOLAS OA
Reverse description: Long cross dividing the legend, three pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: :[AVE]:/:REX:/:GEN:/:TIS:
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Lackford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: Wednesday 24th February 2010
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011 by Daniel Pett

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