PUBLIC-A1F802: lead uniface token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-A1F802

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

A cast lead uniface token of probable late Medieval or Post-Medieval c.1400-1600. Slightly scuffed and damaged. The obverse has a cross with a pellet in each quadrant. The reverse is plain and flat.

Similar tokens are illustrated by Fletcher (2003, 40) who suggests most of the tokens such as this imitating medieval coin, however simply date to the 15th or 16th centuries.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 5.6 mm
Weight: 12.1 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 31st July 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Identified by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Secondary identifier: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sholden

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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