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    • Object type: TOKEN
    • County: Kent

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Record ID: KENT-2DBACD
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn and lightly abraded lead unifaced token of the Post-Medieval period, dating to AD1500 - AD 1850. Description: The token is uniface and circular. Has an irregular segemented design of eight segments and with pellets in each angle, but rather haphazardly placed. The token is roughly flat and is an off cream colour. The token is abraded and one quarter is bent slightly down. Measurements: 15.82mm in diameter, 2.59mm thick and 2.9g in weight. Discussion: Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to hav…
Created on: Thursday 2nd August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2018
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Record ID: KENT-73AE04
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A very worn Post-Medieval copper-alloy trade token farthing Issued during the mid 17th century at Milton Regis, Kent by Cheny Bourne. Williamson 1889, vol I. pg 377 (?), Kent no. 431. Description: Obverse: a sugarloaf. Legend: '[+CHE]NY . BOV[R]NE . O[F]'. Reverse: Initials in two lines. '.B./.C.F'. Legend: '+ M[ILTON . IN . KE]NT'. Initial marks cinquefoils. Measurements: 15.9mm in diameter, 1.22mm thick and 1.25g in weight. Discussion: During the mid-17th century (c.1648-1672), due to a shortage of official coins, halfpenny and farthing tokens were issued by private businesses to …
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-09587B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A Post Medieval C16-18th, crudely cast, lead alloy, medium size, circular and flat, uniface token. The Powell 32-type classification system for leaden token and tallies type 2. Obverse: initials 'IP'.Note: The letter I could represent a 'J' before C17th. Reverse: blank. Little wear - very fine condition. One casting sprue remnant at the 12 o'clock position this is more visible on the blank reverse. Slightly buckled/distorted by agricultural machinery, otherwise a matt pale grey surface. This is likely to date to 1500-1799. Ref. Detector Finds, Gordon Bailey, Greenlight Publishing 1992,…
Created on: Thursday 19th July 2018
Last updated: Saturday 21st July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-087498
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A Post Medieval C16th-18th, crudely cast, lead alloy, medium size, circular, flat, uniface token. The Powell 32-type classification system for leaden tokens and tallies type 2. Obverse: Reversed initials 'L.P'. Reverse: Blank. Some wear or poorly cast - fine condition. Two casting sprue runner remnants, one at 12 o'clock position and the other one at 5 o'clock. There is also a probable casting fault on the blank reverse behind the letter 'L' otherwise a matt grey surface. This is likely to date between 1500-1799. Ref. Detector Finds, Gordon Bailey, Greenlight Publishing 1992, page 56-5…
Created on: Thursday 19th July 2018
Last updated: Saturday 21st July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-3518D7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn and highly abraded Post-Medieval copper-alloy trade token farthing Issued in Rochester, Kent by Robert Cart, dated 1668. Williamson 1889, vol I. pg 379 (?), Kent no. 461. Description: Obverse: the date '1668' between two cinquefoils. Legend: '+ROBERT CART'. Reverse: Initials in two lines. '.C.R.S'. Legend: '+ OF ROCHESTER'. Initial marks cinquefoils. Measurements: 14.37mm in diameter, 0.51mm thick and 0.32g in weight. Discussion: During the mid-17th century (c.1648-1672), due to a shortage of official coins, halfpenny and farthing tokens were issued by private businesses to f…
Created on: Monday 9th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-185669
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn lead unifaced token of the Post-Medieval to Early Modern period, dating to AD1500 - AD 1850. Description: The token is roughly circular and uniface (with decoration on one side). The upper face has the initials 'JH' in alpha style in relief. The token is grey and with some patches of off white. Measurements: 27.25mm in diameter, 3.1mm thick and 13.99g in weight. Discussion: Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. The …
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-FE5869
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn and lightly abraded lead unifaced token of the Post-Medieval period, dating to AD1500 - AD 1850. Description: The token is uniface and circular. Has a quartered design forming a cross and with pellets in each angle, but rather haphazardly. The token is roughly flat and is a grey colour. The token is braded and one quarter is bent slightly down. Measurements: 16.37mm in diameter, 2.33mm thick and 1.9g in weight. Discussion: Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; the…
Created on: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 2nd August 2018
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Record ID: KENT-E7F787
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn lead unifaced token of the Post-Medieval to Early Modern period, dating to AD1500 - AD 1850. Description: The token is roughly circular and uniface (with decoration on one side). The upper face has the intiials '' in alpha style in relief. The token is grey and with some patches of off white. Measurements: 17.72mm in diameter, 2.31mm thick and 4.07g in weight. Discussion: Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. The Po…
Created on: Monday 11th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-69DDF5
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A complete, lead, post medieval, token, probably of Elizabethan date, AD.1558-1603. North (1991) no. 2063. Obverse, a double headed eagle in imperial style, wings outstretched. Reverse, a crowned double rose with BEATI REGINA in legend. Measurements: Diameter: 21.19mm, 1.71mm thick and Weight: 4.6g
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th June 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-BB00B1
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn 17th century AD copper-alloy trade token dating to 1667. Obverse description: Fleur-de-lis. Obverse inscription: RICH CHAMBERS OF. Reverse description: C / RM. Reverse inscription: TOWNE MALLING 1667. Williamson No. Kent - 401 Weight: 0.82 g . Diameter: 15 mm.
Created on: Monday 28th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2018
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Record ID: KENT-68184D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn post-medieval copper-alloy 17th-century token farthing issued by Ralph Robins of Sandwich, Kent. Williamson (1967, 383) Kent no. 504, dated 1655 (on token). Description: Obverse: A boat with rigging.. Legend: '[+RALPH . ROBI]NS'. Reverse: 'R . S . R.' in two lines in the field. Legend: 'IN . SANDWICH[ . 1655'. Both Legends contain star marks. Measurements: 14.96mm in diameter, 0.75mm thick and 0.61g in weight. Discussion: During the mid-17th century (c.1648-1672), due to a shortage of official coins, halfpenny and farthing tokens were issued by private businesses to facilitat…
Created on: Thursday 24th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 24th May 2018
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Record ID: KENT-C53349
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn incomplete lead-alloy unifaced token of the Post-Medieval period, dating to AD1500 - AD 1850. Description: The toke is uniface and circular. Has a quartered design forming a cross and has a pellet in each angle. The token is roughly flat and is a mid-off white colour. There is a small section missing from one quarter. Measurements: 19.35mm in diameter, 4.09mm thick and 7.42g in weight. Discussion: Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult …
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 30th May 2018
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Record ID: KENT-881699
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A milled post-medieval copper-alloy traders 'Conder' token halfpenny of William Parish dated 1794. Obverse: Initials 'WP' lamb above. date '1794' below. Legend: 'ROMNEY MARSH HALFPENNY' starting at 7 o'clock. Reverse: 'Figure of Justice standing holding a pair of scales and sword'. Legend: 'FOR THE HONOR AND USE OF TRADE' Rim: 'PAYABLE AT W . PARRIS DIMCHURCH' Measurements: 28.94mm in diameter, 1.79mm thick and 8.49g in weight Discussion: William Parish owned 4 High Street, Dymchurch from 1784 to 1837
Created on: Thursday 19th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th April 2018
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Record ID: KENT-479458
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A lead, cast token of post medieval date c.1500-1850 AD. Description: The token possibly depicts a bell on the obverse, while the reverse is blank. The token is a light grey and cream colour, and is slightly warped. Dimensions: Diameter 23.37mm, thickness 4.03mm and weight 7.53g.
Created on: Monday 16th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-E4E52B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A probably post medieval lead alloy bi-face trade token. The obverse has the initial letters D P in one line with a few random pellets around them. The reverse has a cross with the top arm being either a crozier or simply the letter P above the centre line. There are illegible symbols in each angle of the cross. Diameter 14.3mm and weight 2.3g.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-24CAF7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A complete Cast lead alloy circular unifaced token. The token has a raised design of the capital letters I I with a pellet in between with a line below. The other side is blank. It is 29.04 mm in diameter, 1.60 mm thick and weighs 7.2 grams. Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally, dated examples are rare and this helps confirm the usual identification of examples with initials as Post Medieval in date. (see also PUBLIC-068604 )
Created on: Monday 2nd April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-DE2071
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A post medieval lead alloy bi-face trade token probably circa the 16th/17th centuries. The obverse has the initial letters I B. The reverse has a shield containing what appears to be a bunch of grapes. Measurements: Thickness: 1.3mm, Diameter: 14.9mm and Weight: 2g
Created on: Friday 30th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-A424D2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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An unidentified 17th century copper-alloy farthing trade token c.1648-72. Probably the Strand in London. Extremely worn, corroded and abraded. Both central fields have the letters L / I A in two lines (with pellets / rosettes either side of L and between and beneath I A) Obverse partial legend : NEA(R/L) [ -//- ] OS* Reverse: [ -//- ] STRAND [ -//- ]
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-553E01
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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An extremely worn, probably post medieval lead alloy bi-face trade token. One face has the letters W / H A in two lines. The reverse has a shield, with what appears to be a standing man or beast upon it. Weight 2.0g, diameter 12.8mm and thickness 2.3mm.
Created on: Friday 23rd March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-52BECD
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A probably post medieval lead alloy bi-face trade token. Round in plan and 16.3mm in diameter, on one face there is a letter S with large 'fishtail' terminal ends. The reverse has a lower case letter h. Weight 1.7g.
Created on: Friday 23rd March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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