DUR-85AAF4: Post Medieval lead token

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Unique ID: DUR-85AAF4

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Circular lead token or gaming piece from the Post Medieval period. It is crudely made with a central raised shape which appears to be a flower but one half is mangled. It has a raised outer border. The reverse is plain and flat.


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.41 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 14.36 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Malton Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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