SF7339: Token

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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Unique ID: SF7339

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Class: boy bishop


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1490
Date to: AD 1540

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.62 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2001

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: Facing head wearing mitre, S to one side and N to the other. Found bent in half. The reverse inscription on the outer ring translates as 'You have called me; behold I am here'
Obverse inscription: PIE NICHOLAE ORA. PRO NOB
Reverse description: Long cross with three pellets in each quarter; two rings of inscription. Although the outer ring is now illegible, parallels suggest that it originally read VOS. VO / CASTI / S: ME'E / CCE: AD.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)

Spatial coordinates

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: SF
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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