LEIC-061415: 061415 lead token

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Unique ID: LEIC-061415

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval lead alloy token, 40mm in diameter, 6mm thick with a weight of 58.24grams. the token has been roughly made and is an irregular shape. It is decorated on one side with a raised six pointed star or flower motif, with a central depression.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1100
Date to: AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 58.24 g
Diameter: 40 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 27th November 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Dunton Bassett (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5490
Four figure Latitude: 52.505231
Four figure longitude: -1.205867
1:25K map: SP5490
1:10K map: SP59SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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