PUBLIC-8A716A: Lead Token Powell type 30

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-8A716A

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A complete uniface Medieval to Post Medieval cast lead alloy uniface token, dating from c. A 1250-1800. Powell Type 30. One face of the token has a cross and pellet design with one pellet in each quarter, the other side is blank.The token is of a light grey colour.

Diameter 16.28mm. Thickness 2.72mm Weight:3.7 gms.

Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Therefore those with simple designs are given a more general Medieval to Post Medieval date.

Class: Powell Type 30

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
Thickness: 2.72 mm
Weight: 3.7 g
Diameter: 16.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Andy STANLEY
Identified by: Mr Andy STANLEY

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PastfindersI

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: 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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: About one year ago

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