PUBLIC-21D974: post medieval token front

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TOKEN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-21D974

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Cast unifaced circular lead alloy token. The token is decorated on the obverse side with the initial in capital H. The reverse is blank. The token is 15.90 mm in diameter, 2.34 mm thick and weighs 3.2 grams. Lead tokens with simple designs are very easy to make and continued in use for a long period; those with initials are generally thought to date to the post medieval period. (1550-1800 AD).

Class: Powell type 2

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.34 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 15.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th January 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alan CHARMAN
Identified by: Mr Alan CHARMAN

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: Rother (District)
To be known as: Udimore

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: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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