OXON-9403DB: Post Medieval token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: OXON-9403DB

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

A complete Medieval to Post-Medieval lead alloy bi-faced token.

The token is been broadly circular in plan and is sub-rectangular in cross section, being quite thick. One surface has a worn, cast, raised letters C F seperated by a pellet. This classifies as Powell type 2 (initials). The opposite surface shows  the letters I E. This classifies as Powell type 2 (initials). The opposite surface has three conetric circular borders surrounding a cross fourchy that meets the inner border which has a pellet in each angle. This is best descibed as a hybrid class of Powell type 14 (crosses) and type 31 (circular)  The token is a medium grey colour. 

The token is 31.5mm in diamater, 3.5mm thick and weighs 21.24 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 21.24 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st June 2019 - Sunday 30th June 2019

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Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Goosey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3692
Four figure Latitude: 51.62567179
Four figure longitude: -1.48134192
1:25K map: SU3692
1:10K map: SU39SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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