WILT-3621D7:

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TOKEN

Unique ID: WILT-3621D7

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A post medieval lead token dating to c AD 1500-1700. The disc is slightly concave. On the concave side there are a number of incised line which meet in the middle and a raised pellet to one side. The depiction is similar to the design of Roman leaden tesserae/tokens (Cf Fletcher, E, 2005, Leaden Tokens and Tallies Roman to Victorian, Greenlight Publishing, Witham, p 15 (top left)). The other side depicts a possible standing figure (Cf Fletcher ibid, p 15 (third row on right)).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.83 mm
Weight: 5.95 g
Diameter: 18.45 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5312

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Group: Not further defined
Type: Unknown
Denomination: Token penny
Obverse description: Incised lines meeting in the centre with a pellet to one side.
Reverse description: Possibly a standing figure.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Thruxton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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