ESS-599C74: Post-Medieval lead token, 17th or 18th century

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TOKEN

Unique ID: ESS-599C74

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A cast lead Post-Medieval token. A circular token which has been slightly bent out of shape. The motifs on both faces are hard to make out. One face has two small 'stars' or 'flowers' . The other side has a central ridge and three chevrons. The token has a light grey patina. Dated to the 17th or 18th century. Thickness 2.24mm, diameter 17.47mm, weight 3.9g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.24 mm
Weight: 3.9 g
Diameter: 17.47 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 12th March 2010 - Monday 15th March 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Kate Orr
Identified by: Kate Orr

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Colchester Museum object entry form no. 6166

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: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Much Hadham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4316
Four figure Latitude: 51.824327
Four figure longitude: 0.073543
1:25K map: TL4316
1:10K map: TL41NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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