WMID-29CBB0: Medieval to post-medieval lead token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: WMID-29CBB0

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A lead circular token of medieval to post-medieval date, probably used for local payment of agricultural or other workers. The token is worn and damaged, but both sides are legible. One side has a six petalled flower with a central pellet, surrounded by a border surrounded by pellets. The other has a lion passant facing left within a border surrounded by pellets. The token measures 19.68 mm in diameter, 1.08 mm thick and weighs 2.5 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 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.08 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 19.68 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Friday 31st December 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: Struck or hammered
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)

References cited

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Updated: 7 years ago

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