WMID-28C142: A lead token, possibly dating to the 16th/ 17th century AD.

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Unique ID: WMID-28C142

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A small and slightly incomplete cast lead token, possibly dating to the 16th/ 17th century AD (diameter: 16.6mm; thickness: 2.1mm; weight: 2.75g). The token is only decorated on one side with a slightly protruding pellet surrounded by a ring, as well as a slight rim around the outer edge of the artefact. The token is in a worn but fair condition.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1550
Date to: Ante AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.75 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th May 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Caroline Johnson
Identified by: Ms Caroline Johnson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain
Obverse description: A pellet surrounded by a circle on the front.
Obverse inscription: No inscription.
Reverse description: No decoration or detail on the back.
Reverse inscription: No inscription.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Staffordshire Moorlands (District)
Parish or ward: Draycott in the Moors (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ9840
Four figure Latitude: 52.957368
Four figure longitude: -2.031219
1:25K map: SJ9840
1:10K map: SJ94SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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