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    • Category: Non English coin 1066 - 1489
    • Object type: TOKEN

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Record ID: SWYOR-7D9485
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Published Find published
British Museum Curatorial Report: "I have examined an object reported found at "Darrington", West Yorkshire. The object is a piedfort or piéfort version of the coin-type known as the denier of the counts of Blois-Chartres. The reference to the coin is J. Duplessy, Les monnaies françaises féodales (2004) no. 585. This was the last of the anonymous Blois denier series (coins that do not name an individual count) and the only one of them for which there are known examples of piedforts, as several of this type have been recorded. The coin is anonymous, with a highly stylised obverse des…
Created on: Tuesday 15th March 2016
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
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Record ID: KENT-00E972
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
16th-18th Century. Lead alloy, cast, medium size, uniface token. Length 22.2mm, Width 19.3mm, Thickness 4.1mm, Diameter 22.2mm, Weight 8.8g. Obverse: Moulded 'spider web' design with a relatively large central pellet or 'spider' in the centre. Little wear but some minor damage probably by the plough to the flan at one point and the back, otherwise a pale grey patina. Ref. Tokens and Tallies Through The Ages, Edward Fletcher, Greenlight Publishing 2003, page 28-33 Fig. page 32 and Leaden Tokens and Tallies Roman to Victorian, Edward Fletcher, Greenlight Publishing 2005, page 32-49 Fig.…
Created on: Monday 8th February 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SUR-394646
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A trader's token issued by John Worthington of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Side 1. IOHN WORTHINGTON OF / A sun Side 2. WELLINGBOROUGH 1668/ HIS HALF PENY A crescent
Created on: Tuesday 5th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: KENT-414881
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Mid 17th Century. Brass Trader's farthing token. Length 17.1mm, Width 16.5mm, Thickness 1.3mm, Diameter 17.1mm, Weight 0.9g. Obverse: Initials 'VS' in the centre of an inner circle with small flower head above. Inscription: Illegible. Reverse: Blank. Inscription: Illegible. probably Kentish by provenance. Extremely worn and corroded with few details visible. dark brown colour. Ref. British Tokens and their Values, Seaby, London 1970 reprinted in 1984, page 28-29.
Created on: Monday 30th November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 11th February 2016
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Record ID: KENT-411AA5
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
16th-18th Century. Lead alloy, cast, small size uniface token. Length 18.2mm, Width 16.8mm, Thickness 3mm, Diameter 18.2mm, Weight 4.4g. Obverse: Long cross or linear cross with pellet design within a border. Reverse: Blank. Very pale grey patina with a few flecks or brown sandy staining. Ref. Leaden Token and Tallies Roman to Victorian, Edward Fletcher, Greenlight Publishing 2005, page 40-45 and 105 and Tokens and Tallies Through The Ages, Edward Fletcher, Greenlight Publishing 2003, page 28-33.
Created on: Monday 30th November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SWYOR-9B6524
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A uniface medieval, lead alloy token, dating from c. 1100-1500. The upper surface is decorated with a crude sun or star design consisting of eight raised lines radiating from a central point. The reverse is rough but appears not to be decorated. It is 14.4mm in diameter and 3mm thick. It weighs 2.34gm. Reference: Fletcher, Tokens and Tallies Through the Ages, p. 32.
Created on: Monday 5th October 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2012
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Record ID: NARC-124858
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy token. Very worn. Probably a Krauwinkel issue. 16th century AD.
Created on: Wednesday 16th September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: YORYM-8E8832
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy French double tourois of Louis XIII, [DOVBLE T]VRNOIS, minted 1618.
Created on: Thursday 10th September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Boroughbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-671FF3
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
17 Medieval cast tokens found together. The tokens are of varying sizes but all are circular in plan. All have some form of decoration on at least one side, 11 of which have a long cross with one pellet in each corner.
Created on: Thursday 27th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
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Record ID: KENT-2A5D82
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval cast copper alloy token. The token is very worn with very little detail remaining. There appears to be a circular design around the outside of one surface. Probably a seventeenth century traders token. The token is 19.4mm in diameter, 0.5mm thick and weighs 0.8 grams
Created on: Monday 24th August 2009
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd May 2012
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Record ID: LON-ABB480
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval copper alloy trade token farthing of Mark Wyn from Counter Lane dating AD1648-1674. Boyne (1858: 448) no.182). Obverse: A dog coming out of a wood Obverse inscription: MARK WYN BEHIND THE Reverse: M E W Reverse inscription: COVNTER SOVTHWARK Die axis measurement: 6.00 Dimensions: diameter: 16.16mm; weight: 1.01g. Reference: Boyne, W. 1858. Tokens issued in the seventeenth century. John Russell Smith: London.
Created on: Thursday 6th August 2009
Last updated: Monday 23rd June 2014
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Record ID: DUR-85AAF4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Circular lead token or gaming piece from the Post Medieval period. It is crudely made with a central raised shape which appears to be a flower but one half is mangled. It has a raised outer border. The reverse is plain and flat.
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Malton Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-837294
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead, circular, unifaced token c. 1500-1850AD. One side is blank and the other has the letters C and D stamped on to the surface. There is a dot between the letters. Diameter 13.3mm, 1.4mm thick and weighs 1.4g. Tokens were used for a variety of things, were made locally and are difficult to date closely but those with initials are thought to be Post Medieval.
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Biddenden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-831F26
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead, circular and unifaced token c. 1500-1850AD. .One side is blank and the other has J S stamped onto the surface. A large dot sits between the letters and two lines beneath. 13.5mm in diameter, 1.5mm thick and weighs 1.6g. Tokens were used for a variety of things and made locally. They are difficult to date closely but those with initials are thought to be Post Medieval in date.
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Biddenden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-81B326
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead, circular, unifaced token, c.1250 - 1850AD. One side has a spoked wheel or flower design stamped onto it while the other side is unclear, but may also be a wheel. The token is 16.5mm in diameter, 2.7mm thickand weighs 2.8g. Tokens have a variety of uses and so are hard to date closely.
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Biddenden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-818445
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead, circular, unifaced token c.1250-1850AD. One side has an unclear design (perhaps the letter C) and the other has a single line scratched across the token. Diameter 16.1mm, 3.6mm thick and weighs 5.0g. Tokens had a variety of uses, were made locally and are hard to date closely.
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Biddenden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-816951
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead cast, circular, unifaced token with raised sides c.1500-1850AD. One side has a stamped H. The other is blank. The token is 14.5mm in diameter, 2.3mm thick and weighs 3.4g. Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally, they are therefore hard to date precisely but those with initials are thought to be Post Medieval in date.
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Biddenden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-8122B6
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead, circular, unifaced token c.1250-1850. No obvious markings on either side. 13.6mm in diameter, 2.5mm thick and weighs 2.9g. Tokens had a variety of uses, were made locally and are hard to date closely.
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Biddenden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-80E294
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead cast unifaced and circular token. Blank on one side with the letters W and H stamped onto the other. The token is 17.2mm in diameter, 1.2mm thick and weighs 2.6g. Tokens have a variety of uses and so are hard to date closely. Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally, they are therefore hard to date precisely but those with initials are thought to be Post Medieval in date (1500-1850 AD).
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Biddenden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-80B555
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A unifaced lead cast token with raised rim, c1300-1750. The token is circular with a stamped P on one side and a number 1 on the other. The token is 15.3mm in diameter, is 3.3mm thick and weighs 5.3g. Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally, they are hard to date precisely.
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Biddenden', grid reference and parish protected.


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