SUR-048597: Post medieval: Medal

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MEDAL

Unique ID: SUR-048597

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

A lead alloy celebrating the construction of the New Royal Exchange in 1842. The medal is inscribed:

Obverse: NEW ROYAL EXCHANGE/THE FOUNDATION STONE LAID BY/ H.R.H. PRINCE ALBERT/JANUARY 17 1842/ PUBLISHED BY HYAM HYAMS CORNHILL

Reverse: Equestrian statue of Wellington.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1844
Date to: Circa AD 1844

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 5.75 mm
Weight: 82 g
Diameter: 61.91 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 16-1577

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Charlwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2441
Four figure Latitude: 51.15482959
Four figure longitude: -0.22831711
1:25K map: TQ2441
1:10K map: TQ24SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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