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Unique ID: SF-53A0B5

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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 [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1625
Date to: Circa AD 1539

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.12 g
Diameter: 14.67 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Other [scope notes | view all attributed records]
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

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: St. Edmundsbury
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

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Wednesday 24th February 2010
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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