SWYOR-FC5DD3: Medieval or Post Medieval lead token; Powell Type 7

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A lead token of Medieval or Post Medieval date, about AD 1250 - 1800. One face is smooth but undulating, without identifiable designs. The other is flatter and has a grid scratched into it (Powell Token Type 7). It is 22.7mm in diameter and 2.5mm thick. It weighs 6.41gm.

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 Type 7

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 6.41 g
Diameter: 22.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st October 2017 - Tuesday 31st October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2994

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Armthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6105
Four figure Latitude: 53.53811496
Four figure longitude: -1.08105114
1:25K map: SE6105
1:10K map: SE60NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: SWYOR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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