BH-B2B06A: Medieval token

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Unique ID: BH-B2B06A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A lead token dating to the medieval or post medieval period. The period comprises a flat, circular disc. One surface is decorated with two opposing crescentic ribs, flanking a central horizontal rib, all joined by a smaller vertical rib. The other surface may be decorated with a series of raised letters but these are illegible. The token measures 17mm in diameter and weighs 2.58g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.58 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th February 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Dave's No. 46

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Class: Other
Group: Other
Type: Not further defined
Denomination: Token penny
Obverse description: Two opposing crescentic ribs, flanking a central horizontal rib, joined by a small vertical rib
Reverse description: Illegible

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wallington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2934
Four figure Latitude: 51.98948027
Four figure longitude: -0.12274292
1:25K map: TL2934
1:10K map: TL23SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Updated: 2 years ago

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