SUSS-D2FC73: Lead token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: SUSS-D2FC73

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A cast lead token. The token is flat and circular. The obverse of the token depicts a large capital M (or possibly a W). The reverse is blank. The token is in a good condition and the edges of the token are not damaged. The lead has gone a light greyish-white colour. The token is 19.28mm in diameter and 2.5mm thick. Weight: 5.44g.

Class: LEAD

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 5.44 g
Diameter: 19.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st November 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain
Obverse description: Capital letter M or W
Reverse description: Blank

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Barcombe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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