BERK-D0B2E4: Medieval lead token

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Unique ID: BERK-D0B2E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy late Medieval to Post Medieval lead token with irregular geometric designs on both sides. Probably an agricultural tally or token. Probably 16th to 17th century AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 5.1 g
Diameter: 23.8 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: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Y392

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: West Hanney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3992
Four figure Latitude: 51.625472
Four figure longitude: -1.438006
1:25K map: SU3992
1:10K map: SU39SE
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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