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Unique ID: KENT-AF2C0C
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A slightly worn and patinated Post-Medieval pewter/lead-alloy token, dating AD 1575-1600. North 1991, pg140, No. 2062.
Measurements: Diameter: 20.51mmThickness: 1.1mm, Weight: 3.21g,
Discussion: According to North (1991, 140), it is likely that rather than being used as tokens, these objects were probably used as political medalets or counters (North 1991, 140). Despite not being a coin this token type has been designated as no. 2062 by North (1991, 140).
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 3.21 g
Diameter: 20.51 mm
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Issuer: Elizabeth I of England
Denomination: lead/pewter token
Obverse description: Double Headed eagle
Reverse description: Crowned rose flanked by E and R
Reverse inscription: +GOD.SAVE.THE [QVEN ]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
4 Figure: TR2858
Four figure Latitude: 51.27550232
Four figure longitude: 1.26756981
1:25K map: TR2858
1:10K map: TR25NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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