KENT-D321A5: KENT-D321A5.  Medieval lead token.

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TOKEN

Unique ID: KENT-D321A5

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

Cast lead token, probably of Post Medieval date. The obverse of the token has a relief cross, while the reverse is blank. The edges of the token are slightly damaged. It is a dark grey-brown colour. The token is flat oval in shape, measuring 18.01mm by 16.96mm with a thickness of 3.05mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.01 mm
Width: 16.96 mm
Thickness: 3.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 9th September 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Richardson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Richardson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain
Obverse description: Relief cross.
Reverse description: Blank.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Sholden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3652
Four figure Latitude: 51.218391
Four figure longitude: 1.378107
1:25K map: TR3652
1:10K map: TR35SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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