WMID-E8EC31: Medieval to post-medieval lead token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: WMID-E8EC31

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A cast lead circular token of medieval or post-medieval date, probably used as a form of a local token payment for agricultural or other workers. One side is impressed with a floral design of a six petalled flower with a central pellet and pellets in at least one of the petals. The reverse has the initials HB (or possibly IIB, though the former seems more likely). The token is 2.56 mm thick, 21.58 mm in diameter and weighs 4.4 grams.


Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.56 mm
Weight: 4.4 g
Diameter: 21.58 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 28th September 2010 - Tuesday 30th November 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

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: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Featherstone (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Updated: 7 years ago

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