LVPL-969D89: Medieval token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: LVPL-969D89

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lead-alloy token of Medieval to Post Medieval date. It is a flat circular token but no decoration can be seen on either side. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. It has a light white patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.5 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Justine Biddle
Identified by: Miss Justine Biddle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

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Spatial data

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References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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