WMID-4FED16: Medieval - Post-Medieval: Basketweave token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: WMID-4FED16

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700).

The token is circular, and flat. The obverse design has been quartered, with three raised lines in each quarter, creating a basketweave type appearance (Powell type 12).

The token has a diameter of 16.7 mm and is 2.2 mm. It weighs 3.3 g.

The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.

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 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 3.3 g
Diameter: 16.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th August 2016 - Tuesday 16th August 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token penny
Obverse description: Quartered design. Three lines in each quarter, creating a basketweave type appearance. Powell type 12.
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Undecorated
Reverse inscription: -

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Astley and Dunley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7868
Four figure Latitude: 52.30966718
Four figure longitude: -2.324108
1:25K map: SO7868
1:10K map: SO76NE
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 out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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