KENT-49E315: Lead alloy 'daisy' design token. Obverse view.

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TOKEN

Unique ID: KENT-49E315

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A complete, Post Medieval, crudely cast, lead alloy, fair size uniface token. Obverse: The token has a sixfoil petal daisy flower design, Powell classification type 1. There is a weak border around approximately half the token. Reverse: Blank except for a small central pellet and an inscribed border around the perimeter. The token is very worn, in poor condition and has a pale grey, slightly pitted, corroded surface. This token is likely to date to 1600-1799. Ref. Detector Finds, Gordon Bailey, Greenlight Publishing 1992, page 56-57 no. 19, 20 & 21, Token & Tallies Through the Ages, Edward Fletcher, Greenlight Publishing 2003, page 28-33 and Leaden Token & Tallies Roman to Victorian, Edward Fletcher, Greenlight Publishing 2005, page 50-65 & 109. The token is 30.56mm long, 26.81mm wide, 1.98mm thick, diameter 30.56mm and weighs 8.3g.

Notes:

West Kent Detector Club co-operative effort with West Kent Archaeological Society & Darent Valley Archaeological Project. Ref. FF LF(B)11 092

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1799

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.56 mm
Width: 26.81 mm
Thickness: 1.98 mm
Weight: 8.3 g
Diameter: 30.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Geoff Burr
Identified by: Mr Geoff Burr

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FF LF(B)11 092

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: Kent (County)
District: Sevenoaks (District)
To be known as: SEVENOAKS

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Bailey, G. 1995 Detector Finds Chelmsford Greenlight Publishing 56-57 19, 20 & 21
Fletcher, E. 2003 Tokens and Tallies Through the Ages Witham, Essex Greenlight Publishing 28-33
Fletcher, E. and Payne, G. 2005 Leaden Tokens and Tallies: Roman to Victorian Essex Greenlight Publishing 50-65 & 109

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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