PUBLIC-CEE92F: PUBLIC-CEE92F Uniface Lead Token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-CEE92F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete circular Medieval to Post Medieval uniface cast lead token of Powell Type 7. The token is decorated with a cross hatch design . Lead tokens can be attributed to dates from the Medieval to Post Medieval period (1250 - 1850AD).Tokens had a wide variety of uses and were easy to manufacture; they are therefore difficult to date precisely outside of archaeological contexts.

The token measures 19.04 mm in diameter and is 2.47 mm thick and it weighs 3.99 grams. Condition is good with some surface corrosion and it is distorted.

Class: Powell Class 7
Sub class: Hatching

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 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.47 mm
Weight: 3.99 g
Diameter: 19.04 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Clive Nobbs
Identified by: Mr Clive Nobbs

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Pastfinders I

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 East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Near Lewes

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 less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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