LANCUM-1159F1: Lead token

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Unique ID: LANCUM-1159F1

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

Lead token of late medieval to modern date (c. 1300 - 1800 AD). The object comprises a circular disc, folded over at one end. The object has a worn surface and a heavy white patina. There is no suggestion of any design remaining, if there ever was one in the first place. The token is 27.08mm in diameter, 1.47mm in thickness and weighs 5.66g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.47 mm
Weight: 5.66 g
Diameter: 27.08 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5216

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Longstanton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3966
Four figure Latitude: 52.2745854
Four figure longitude: 0.03586179
1:25K map: TL3966
1:10K map: TL36NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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