SWYOR-A979C0: lead token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: SWYOR-A979C0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead token dating to the 18th century decorated on both faces. The token has worn initials on one side (possibly I .C) and a crown on the other side. The initials are likely to be those of the person casting the token. These lead tokens became particularly common during the 18th century and were used as tallies and change. The token measures 18.88mm in diameter, 2.18mm in thickness and weighs 4.8g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1700
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.18 mm
Weight: 4.8 g
Diameter: 18.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Marshall
Identified by: Ms Anna Marshall

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Cadeby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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