PUBLIC-D3341B: medieval to post medieval token front

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-D3341B

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A complete Medieval to Post Medieval cast lead alloy circular unifaced token (1250-1800 AD) powell type 3. The token has a raised design of ramdon lines on the obverse and a flat, undecorated reverse. It measures 22.35 mm in diameter, 2.17 mm thick and weighs 5.8 grams. Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally; they are therefore hard to date precisely and could be Medieval or Post Medieval in date (1250-1800 AD).

Class: Powell type 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.17 mm
Weight: 5.8 g
Diameter: 22.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 21st September 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN

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: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Tenterden

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

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

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