SF-068373: Boy Bishop lead token

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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Unique ID: SF-068373

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Class: Boy bishop

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.66 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2003

Personal details

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Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Penny
Obverse description: Mitred bust.
Obverse inscription: SANTVS NICHOLAVS
Reverse description: Long cross, three pellets in each quadrant.
Reverse inscription: AVE/REX/GEN/TIS

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Rushbrook

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: SF
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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