HESH-D25585: Medieval: Token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: HESH-D25585

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very small lead alloy unifaced token. It is circular in plan and rectangular in profile.The upper face is decorated with a two indistinct initials D N or V N positioned centrally. The reverse is plain and undecorated - two small projections are present. The token has a cream coloured surface patina.

Diameter: 8.5mm, thickness: 1.6mm, weight: 0.28 grams

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Exactly AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 0.28 g
Diameter: 8.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Shropshire Museum Service; Object Entry Form: E. 01554

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: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wellington

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: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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