BERK-510B32: Lead Token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: BERK-510B32

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Medieval to Post Medieval unifaced lead token with a spoked wheel design on one face. c. AD 1400-1800.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Exactly AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.95 mm
Width: 20.3 mm
Thickness: 2 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: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Y16

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: An 8 sided star
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: A geometric shape - similar to an elongated "H" on its side with a circular knob adjacent to the bar of the "H"
Reverse inscription: None
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: SU4091
Four figure Latitude: 51.616412
Four figure longitude: -1.423675
1:25K map: SU4091
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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