SOM-1BA4DA: Lead alloy token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: SOM-1BA4DA

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

A medieval to post-medieval cast lead-alloy circular unifaced token of Powell type 1 (c. AD 1250-1800). The token has a raised design of a petalled flower with the 8 petals reaching the rim.

Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally; they are therefore hard to date precisely and could be Medieval or Post Medieval in date.

Class: Powell Class 1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.22 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 19th July 2016 - Tuesday 19th July 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Identified by: Ms Sheila Hicks
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017391

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: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Shepton Beauchamp

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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