SUSS-A5AA1C: Medieval or post-medieval token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: SUSS-A5AA1C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Medieval to Post Medieval cast lead alloy uniface token, c. 1250-1800. Powell Type 7. The token is decorated on one face with a grid or hatching. The other face is undecorated. The token is an irregular circular shape, and is slightly bent.

Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were easy to manufacture and distribute; they are therefore difficult to date precisely.

Class: Powell Type 7

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 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 3.7 g
Diameter: 20.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 4th March 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Arwen James
Identified by: Ms Arwen James

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
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: East Sussex (County)
District: Rother (District)
Parish or ward: Ewhurst (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7820
Four figure Latitude: 50.95194593
Four figure longitude: 0.53281719
1:25K map: TQ7820
1:10K map: TQ72SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date Found
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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