WAW-10A314: Post Medieval lead token.

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Unique ID: WAW-10A314

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A cast lead or lead alloy token which is sub-circular in plan and uniface. The design is a 'W'. It measures 22.86mm diameter, 2.61mm thick and weighs 7.7g.

Lead tokens such as this date to the post-medieval period, 1600-1850 AD. The token is pictured with WAW-EF2307 from the same site.

Class: Lead

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.61 mm
Weight: 7.7 g
Diameter: 22.86 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012 - Friday 1st June 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

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: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
To be known as: Elmbridge

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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