NARC-6C6654: Token: Medieval

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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TOKEN

Unique ID: NARC-6C6654

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very large token of copper alloy. Each face is marked with a large, stylised crown motif, over a background of cross-hatching. The token was probably used in accounting or gaming, and dates to the medieval or postmedieval periods, but no close parallel could be found.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 20.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd August 2007

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Overstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7966
Four figure Latitude: 52.28647
Four figure longitude: -0.843273
1:25K map: SP7966
1:10K map: SP76NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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