LON-4CBFC1: A Post Medieval lead alloy uniface token, probably dating to AD 1790. This is a Powell type 2 token.

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Unique ID: LON-4CBFC1

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A Post Medieval lead alloy uniface token, probably dating to AD 1790. This is a Powell type 2 token. The obverse of the token is divided into three sections, the top section is empty, the central section contains the initials I . S and the lower section has the date 1790. The reverse of the token is undecorated.

Dimensions: diameter: 19.24mm; weight: 3.39g

Tokens with similar designs on the database are: LON-4C4D23, LON-A21D93, SUR-4CF934 and LON-A8F26E.

Lead tokens are difficult to date precisely and could be medieval to post medieval in date (AD1250-1800). Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally. Those with initials are thought to be post medieval, AD1550-1800.

Class: Powell type 2
Inscription: I . S

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 1790
Date to: Circa AD 1790

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.39 g
Diameter: 19.24 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Cathedrals (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3180
Four figure Latitude: 51.50376016
Four figure longitude: -0.11395435
1:25K map: TQ3180
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

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

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