SUR-7A5597: 16th century lead token, obverse

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TOKEN

Unique ID: SUR-7A5597

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lead token dating to the reign of Elizabeth I

Notes:

JJ North (English Hammered Coinage, vol 2) states that such tokens (medalets or counters) were struck after about 1574 and are found mostly in the London area.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1574

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.02 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2003

Personal details

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Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Denomination: Other
Obverse description: A double-headed eagle in a circular pelleted frame
Reverse description: Crown above rose
Reverse inscription: GOD SAVE THE QVEEN

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Dorking North (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1549
Four figure Latitude: 51.228613
Four figure longitude: -0.354389
1:25K map: TQ1549
1:10K map: TQ14NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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