DUR-F67F51: Lead Post Medieval token- DUR-F67F51

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TOKEN

Unique ID: DUR-F67F51

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead Post Medieval token, 17-18th century in date.

It is circular in plan with decoration in relief on both faces. One face has an anchor, the other appears to be a representation of a palm leaf with a central vertical line, and multiple lines coming off at both sides, facing upwards.

Tokens such as this could have been used for a variety of purposes, gaming, counting, weighing etc and were used for a long period.

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 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.23 mm
Weight: 4.3 g
Diameter: 21.58 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

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: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Seaton Valley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ3376
Four figure Latitude: 55.07736344
Four figure longitude: -1.48467574
1:25K map: NZ3376
1:10K map: NZ37NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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