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Unique ID: SF5513

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Class: boy bishop


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.38 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st November 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Helen Geake
Identified by: Dr Helen Geake

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain
Obverse description: Mitre slightly turned to L (as you look at it). Tiny crosier over left-hand edge of mitre. Two concentric rings around in place of a legend. Quite well drawn.
Reverse description: Long cross with five pellets in each angle. Radiating, zigzag or criss-cross lines in place of a legend.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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