LANCUM-4E6893: Lead token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: LANCUM-4E6893

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragmentary lead token of probable post-medieval date, c. 1500 - 1700 AD. The token is discoid in form and is much thicker on one side than the other. The front face is decorated with a raised design of curved lines extending from a central dot. The bottom face is plain. Approximately half of the object is missing. The token has a light brown patina over the dark-grey lead. It is 21.52mm in length, 14.04mm in thickness and weighs 4g.

See Fletcher (2005) Leaden Tokens and Tallies, p. 102, Type 9.

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.52 mm
Width: 14.04 mm
Weight: 4 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5668

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Decoration style: Curvilinear
Completeness: Incomplete

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
Parish or ward: Appleby-in-Westmorland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY6819
Four figure Latitude: 54.56520741
Four figure longitude: -2.49640981
1:25K map: NY6819
1:10K map: NY61NE
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: LANCUM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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