LVPL-A99A84: Cast lead token dating to the Post-Medieval period, (1500-1700).

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TOKEN

Unique ID: LVPL-A99A84

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast lead token dating to the Post-Medieval period, (1500-1700). The object is circular in plan and 17.82mm in diameter. The upper surface is decorated with a moulded animal, possibly a dog or a lion, advancing right. The animal has a long curved tail and one foot appears to be raised to just below the mouth. The reverse of the object is flat and undecorated. The object could have been used for a wide range of functions including as a gaming piece.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.53 mm
Weight: 3.7 g
Diameter: 17.89 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Washingborough

Spatial coordinates


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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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