KENT-EC94A3: KENT-EC94A3. Biface Powell type 1 lead token. Obverse view.

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TOKEN

Unique ID: KENT-EC94A3

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16th-18th Century. Lead alloy, cast, medium size, slightly damaged bi-face token, Powell type 1 classification. Length 22.8mm, Width 20.8mm, Thickness 2.8mm, Diameter 22.8mm, Weight 4.0g. Obverse: Four leaf clover or four petal daisy/windmill sails or water mill design. Inscription: None. Reverse: Off-centre pellet with concentric circles or a ring-dot within a border design. Inscription: None. This token shows some wear, has a grey patina but has some white/grey powdery surface corrosion. It also was slightly damaged and distorted by the plough when found. Ref. Detector Finds, Gordon Bailey, Grennlight Publishing 1992, page 52-57 No. 26, Finds Identified, Gordon Bailey, Greenlight Publishing 2000, page 10-15 fig. 13, Leaden Tokens and Tallies Roman to Victorian, Edward Fletcher, Greenlight Publishing 2005, page 101 No. 76 and Token and Tallies Through the Ages, Edward Fletcher, Greenlight Publishing 2003, page 31.

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 1799

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.8 mm
Width: 20.8 mm
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 4 g
Diameter: 22.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th October 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Geoff Burr
Identified by: Mr Geoff Burr

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
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: East Sussex (County)
District: Rother (District)
To be known as: TANDRIDGE

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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