WMID-5DAE73: Medieval to Post Medieval: Complete unifaced lead token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: WMID-5DAE73

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1800).

The token is sub circular. The obverse design is a long cross with lower quarters (Powell type 14). The reverse is undecorated.

The token has a diameter of 11.6 mm and is 3.1 mm thick. It weighs 1.8 g.

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 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 1.8 g
Diameter: 11.6 mm

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Class: Other
Group: Other
Type: Other
Denomination: Token penny
Obverse description: Long cross with lowered quarters. Powell type 14
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Undecorated
Reverse inscription: -
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Newcastle-under-Lyme (District)
Parish or ward: Audley Rural (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8052
Four figure Latitude: 53.06486377
Four figure longitude: -2.29990703
1:25K map: SJ8052
1:10K map: SJ85SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: found whilst out metal detecting

References cited

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Audit data

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

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