WMID-BC6D47: Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval: Lead unifaced token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: WMID-BC6D47

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete cast uniface lead alloy token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1600).

The token is circular in plan. The obverse exhibits two (2) concentric circles around a central pellet. A ridge is present around the edge. The reverse is plain.

The token measures 18.50 mm in diameter and is 1.77 mm thick. It weighs 2.8 g.

The token is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina.

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: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.77 mm
Weight: 2.8 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PMAG - ID - 63

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token penny
Obverse description: Two concentric circles, around a central pellet. Ridge around the edge.
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Plain
Reverse inscription: -
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Stafford (District)
Parish or ward: Seighford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8827
Four figure Latitude: 52.840375
Four figure longitude: -2.179591
1:25K map: SJ8827
1:10K map: SJ82NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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