BUC-F11739: Medieval to post medieval lead token

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TOKEN

Unique ID: BUC-F11739

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete lead alloy unifaced possible token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating to c. AD 1400 to 1700. The token is discoidal in shape, with the top surface slightly smaller than the lower surface. It is decorated on the centre of the face with the raised letters W E. (Powell type 2). The reverse is undecorated, with a central circular perforation. The edges are rounded. The token is a grey white colour. It measures 34.9mm in length, 33.9mm in width, 6.8mm in thickness and 48.09g in weight.

Inscription: W E

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34.9 mm
Width: 33.9 mm
Thickness: 6.8 mm
Weight: 48.09 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4934

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: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Fleet Marston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7714
Four figure Latitude: 51.81933103
Four figure longitude: -0.88428912
1:25K map: SP7714
1:10K map: SP71SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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