WMID-C90F58: Medieval to Post Medieval: Complete Unifaced Lead Token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: WMID-C90F58

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete unifacial lead or lead alloy token dating to the Medieval to Post Medieval period (AD 1300 - AD 1700). Powell type 3 depicting a segmented design made up of raised lines radiating from a central point with a border around the outside, resembling a wheel. The reverse is undecorated.

Diameter: 25 mm
Thickness: 3.9 mm
Weight: 15.2 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.9 mm
Weight: 15.2 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 28th February 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Gail Hitchens
Identified by: Miss Gail Hitchens

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token penny
Obverse description: Raised lines radiating from a central point, surrounded by a circular border (Powell type 3).
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Plain, no decoration.
Reverse inscription: -
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8512
Four figure Latitude: 52.70545778
Four figure longitude: -2.22343547
1:25K map: SJ8512
1:10K map: SJ81SE
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 detecting

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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