BERK-BC7E82: Lead Token

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Unique ID: BERK-BC7E82

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval lead alloy token with what appears to be some sort of decoration on one side only. Indistinct but consisting of "lumps". Probably an agricultural token or possible gaming piece. AD 1500-1800.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 6.19 mm
Weight: 2.55 g
Diameter: 25.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at West Hanney 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Dr Michael Lewis

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Y268

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 East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: West Hanney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4192
Four figure Latitude: 51.625331
Four figure longitude: -1.409116
1:25K map: SU4192
1:10K map: SU49SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: BERK
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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