DOR-FDCB66: Post Medieval to Modern lead token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: DOR-FDCB66

Object type certainty: Certain
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A circular double-sided lead token (c. 1500-c. 1850 AD). It has a raised design on each side. One side has a 'compass-drawn' flower head inside framing concentric bands the outer of which is infilled with short lines. The other side is decorated with a segmented wheel design inside similar framing bands.
Date: Post Medieval to modern - 1600 - 1850
Diameter: 17.11 mm
Weight: 3.79 g
Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally, they are therefore hard to date precisely but those with initials are generally thought to be post-Medieval to Modern in date, c.1500-1850 AD.

Class: Double-sided

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 1850
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.41 g
Diameter: 15.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th September 2011 - Sunday 18th September 2011

Rally details.

This object was found at Urchfont 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 020687

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: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Urchfont (Civil Parish)

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: Wednesday 25th January 2012
Updated: Wednesday 25th January 2012

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