PUBLIC-4E7FE6: lead token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-4E7FE6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast biface circular lead token. The token is decorated on one side with a grid pattern. The second side has initials, possibly JW or OW, above a grid. The token is 12.5mm in diameter, 2.6mm thick and weighs 4.56g. Tokens with simple designs were very easy to make, had a range of uses and continued in use for a long period, but those with initials are thought to be Post medieval in date 1500-1850 AD.

Class: Powell type 7
Sub class: Powell type 2

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 4.56 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th November 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr G Crace
Identified by: Mr G Crace

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Adur (District)
Parish or ward: Lancing (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1905
Four figure Latitude: 50.832311
Four figure longitude: -0.311561
1:25K map: TQ1905
1:10K map: TQ10NE
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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