WILT-636CF2: Post medieval: Lead token

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Unique ID: WILT-636CF2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete lead token, dating to the post medieval period AD 1500-1800.

The token is lozenge in shape. It is rather flat with straight corners and edges (with exception of two damaged corners). The front face is decorated with two transverse lines, one of which lies vertically at an acute angle. Another line which is centrally conjoined horizontally starting half way across the surface. These lines have created three sections. Each section has a raised dot, all of similar sizes. The reverse is undecorated.

Overall, the token is 16.40mm in length, 18.72mm in width, 3.85mm in thickness and 3.63g in weight.

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.4 mm
Width: 15.94 mm
Thickness: 3.85 mm
Weight: 3.63 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4997

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Token penny
Obverse description: One verticle diagonal line, conjoined with a straight horizontal line. Three raised dots.
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: None
Reverse inscription: None

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shrewton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0644
Four figure Latitude: 51.19518893
Four figure longitude: -1.91551571
1:25K map: SU0644
1:10K map: SU04SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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