LANCUM-F5D933: LANCUM-F5D933: Post-medieval or early modern lead token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: LANCUM-F5D933

Object type certainty: Certain
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Circular lead token dating from the late post-medieval or early modern period, c. 1700-1900. The reverse is plain and the obverse is decorated with a six petalled flower and dots between the petals. The disc is perforated in the centre, possibly for suspension.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Post AD 1700
Date to: Ante AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.97 mm
Width: 27.97 mm
Thickness: 2.62 mm
Weight: 10.11 g
Diameter: 27.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Other
Obverse description: Six petalled flower; one dot between each two petals
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: None
Reverse inscription: None
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Chorley (District)
To be known as: Chorley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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