PUBLIC-F024C5: post medieval token front and back

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-F024C5

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A complete Post Medieval cast lead alloy circular unifaced token of Powell type 2. On one side are the raised initials C L . The other side is blank. The token measures 19.01 mm in diameter, 1.60 mm thick and weighs 2.8 grams, An identical token has been found in the same area PUBLIC-C80971.

Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally; they are therefore hard to date precisely but those with initials are thought to be Post Medieval in date (c.1500-1850 AD).

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: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 19.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 7th August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Rother (District)
To be known as: Battle

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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