WMID-90F6E6: A cast lead token, probably dating to the 17th/ 18th century AD.

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TOKEN

Unique ID: WMID-90F6E6

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

An incomplete and broken cast lead token, with unclear decoration on one face (no decoration on the other face), probably dating to the 17th/ 18th century (diameter: 18.9mm; thickness: 2.3mm; weight: 3.32g). The token is in a worn and poor condition.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1600
Date to: Ante AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 3.32 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 30th November 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Caroline Johnson
Identified by: Ms Caroline Johnson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain
Obverse description: Unclear decoration.
Obverse inscription: None.
Reverse description: None.
Reverse inscription: None.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Penkridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ9315
Four figure Latitude: 52.73259077
Four figure longitude: -2.10510177
1:25K map: SJ9315
1:10K map: SJ91NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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