LEIC-BB49A4: BB49A4 post medieval token

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Unique ID: LEIC-BB49A4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval copper alloy token, 15mm in diameter and 0.25mm thick. The object has a brown patina and is very worn. A shield can be made out on one side with a large central chevron with possibly three objects below it. It has an inscribed border which is very faint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.25 mm
Weight: 0.37 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain
Obverse description: Initials possibly N and R
Obverse inscription: VA[...]BAM
Reverse description: Shield with chevron
Reverse inscription: OBL[...]A[...]

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Burton and Dalby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7616
Four figure Latitude: 52.736302
Four figure longitude: -0.875836
1:25K map: SK7616
1:10K map: SK71NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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