LON-8503C5: A Post Medieval lead alloy unifaced token, probably dating to AD 1672-1800.

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Unique ID: LON-8503C5

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A Post Medieval lead alloy unifaced token, probably dating to AD 1672-1800. The obverse of the token depicts Britania seated right with shield at her feet and spear in right hand with the letter 'I' to the left and the letter 'A' to the right. The reverse is undecorated. This is probable a token with a value of a farthing, which from 1672 featured Britania.

Dimensions: diameter: 19.94mm; weight: 4.61g

Class: unifaced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1672
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.07 mm
Weight: 4.61 g
Diameter: 19.94 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

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Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Tower Hamlets (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Limehouse (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3680
Four figure Latitude: 51.50258022
Four figure longitude: -0.04195915
1:25K map: TQ3680
1:10K map: TQ38SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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