PUBLIC-A4773C: Uniface lead token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-A4773C

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 a medieval coin, date to the 15th or 16th centuries.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST 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 mm
Weight: 11.4 g
Diameter: 18.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 25th October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Identified by: Mr Tony Bishenden

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: Sandwich

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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