NMS-BA3597: Medieval token : Boy Bishop type

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Unique ID: NMS-BA3597

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead Boy Bishop token, groat sized example, obverse PIE nIChOLAE ORA PRO nOB ('Holy Saint Nicholas, pray for us'), a Mitred bust facing flanked by S and N (the latter retrograde), reverse (outer ring) VOS VOCASTIS mE ECCE AD ('You have called me - behold, I am here'), (inner ring) AVE REX GEnTIS ('Hail, the King of Peoples'), Rigold class 1c, dated by him to the time of Henry VIII, weight 5.99g, c.1450-1530

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1530

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2021 - Wednesday 5th May 2021

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 50154
Other reference: INDKB06052021AM

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Surlingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG3005
Four figure Latitude: 52.59409277
Four figure longitude: 1.39441853
1:25K map: TG3005
1:10K map: TG30NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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