BERK-228498: Lead Token

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Unique ID: BERK-228498

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lead alloy bifaced token with mainly indistinct curved and straight lines on each face. The flan has a small lip which is a more common occurrence on medieval tokens than post-medieval tokens. Also the quality of the moulding suggests an earlier date. Circa AD 1300-1500.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 20 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: Ms Sally Worrell
Secondary identifier: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Y309

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
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: East 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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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