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    • Object type: TOKEN
    • Primary material: Lead Alloy

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Record ID: PUBLIC-CFF069
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A complete, cast, lead alloy token of Medieval to Post Medieval date. The token is uniface with a complex raised linear design within a raised circumference. The unevenly spaced design consists of two sets of three broadly parallel lines that form a cross, within an outer voided cross. In each quarter a diagonal line runs from the apex of the outer cross to the edge. The token is grey in colour, 17mm in diameter, 2.5mm thick and weighs 2.7g.
Created on: Sunday 9th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-AA6CD5
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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An incomplete post-medieval (1500-1800) lead alloy token with a raised eight-spoke design on one face and a raised letter T on the other (Powell Type 2 or 3). It measures 16.6mm in max.diameter and weighs 1.98g.
Created on: Friday 7th December 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alderholt', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-7D1B00
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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A lead alloy uniface token, 21.6mm in diameter. One side is stamped with C.C with two pellets above and possibly two below, all within a raised border. Circa 17th-18th century.
Created on: Wednesday 5th December 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
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Record ID: OXON-56F694
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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Complete lead alloy token or tally of post-medieval, probably 17th century date. The token is bifacial with one side having the chequerboard (or plough lines) design and the other having a probably monogram although damage to the token makes identification difficult.
Created on: Monday 3rd December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
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Record ID: IOW-03EB42
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete post-Medieval lead or lead alloy circular double-sided token (c. 1500-c. 1850). Powell Type 2/2. The token has raised initial letters: T C on one side and H A on the other side. This token is grey. Diameter: 19.7mm. Weight: 3.21g. 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. Those carrying initials are generally deemed to be post-Medieval in date (1500-1850), those which seem to mimic Medieval penny designs are deemed …
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 30th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: OXON-000AA5
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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A worn lead alloy token of post-medieval date. The token is bifacial and the designs are moulded. One face depicts a complex mason's mark (or other personal trade mark) consisting of a vertical stalk with rounded uper terminal in the form of a 'P', and a lower terminal of an inverted 'V'. Just above the inverted V is an 'M' shaped design over the lower stalk (alternatively these features could be described as crossing inverted Vs, similar to square and compass marks, or (if viewed rotated to 180 degrees) the 'VV' mark, sometimes described as apotropaic (also called witch marks) but the…
Created on: Thursday 29th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
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Record ID: SUR-E5A2C3
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A Post Medieval lead token of diameter 23.9mm. One side is stamped with a six petalled star, the other with the letters H and I.
Created on: Wednesday 28th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-D4EB97
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete cast bi-faced circular post-medieval lead token. Powell Type 2/1 One face is decorated with the initial (capital) R in retrograde (reversed). The other is decorated with a daisy wheel - flower formed of five lentoid hoops conjoined at the mid point / centre by a single raised pellet like boss. The surface now has a light cream/grey patina. Diameter: 21.7mm Weigh: 5.8gms
Created on: Tuesday 27th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 28th November 2018
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Record ID: SUR-686698
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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A Post Medieval lead alloy uniface token of 18.5mm diameter. One side has a net or grid pattern.
Created on: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd November 2018
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Record ID: SUR-6852E6
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A Post Medieval lead alloy token of 20.4mm diameter. One side is stamped with TC between two lines, under which is a date of 170[...] possibly 1701. The other side has a hexagon of six pointed stars at the corners and a central star. Both sides have a crude rim around them. Early 18th century.
Created on: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd November 2018
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Record ID: SUR-683F4A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A Post Medieval lead alloy token of 19.7mm diameter. One side is stamped with IL, the other with an I or 1. Both sides have a crude rim around them.
Created on: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd November 2018
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Record ID: SUR-683253
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A late Medieval to early Post Medieval lead alloy token of 22.7mm diameter. One side has a cross of lobes with a central pellet, the other has a large, crude fleur de lis.
Created on: Thursday 22nd November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd November 2018
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Record ID: DEV-58F0C2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A largely complete late medieval lead alloy unifaced token. A raised floral design on the obverse face is composed of six angular petals around a central raised circle. The edges are worn and damaged, with a possible circular decoration below the flower at the 6 o'clock position. The token has also been slightly bent, so that it is slightly concave when viewed in profile. The reverse face is flat with the remnants of a slightly raised rim. The floral design is consistent with Powell Type 1. The token is 19.95mm in diameter and 1.8mm in thickness. It weighs 4.5g. Lead tokens had a wid…
Created on: Wednesday 21st November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th December 2018
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Record ID: SUR-52F904
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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A lead alloy Post Medieval uniface token with damage to one edge. One side is stamped with a cross with radial lines or wedges in the quarters. Circa 18th century.
Created on: Wednesday 21st November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
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Record ID: SUR-400925
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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A lead alloy token, with slightly bevelled edge. One side has an eight pointed star, the other has a partial square or letter C with a pellet in the centre. Circa 16th-18th century.
Created on: Tuesday 20th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 29th November 2018
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Record ID: LON-D8C647
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete late Medieval lead alloy late Plantagenet issue token, dating AD1425-1490. Mitchiner & Skinner (1984:143/Pl. 2; no. 61) illustrate a token which bears a similar face design, and Mitchiner & Skinner (1984:142/Pl. 1; no. 39) illustrate a token which bears a similar shield design. Obverse: Frontal grinning face. Reverse: Shield quatered by void cross. Dimensions: diameter: 12.05mm; weight: 0.70g Reference: Mitchiner, M. and Skinner, A. 1984. English Tokens C.1425 - 1672. In Challis, C. and Blackburn, M. The British Numismatic Journal Volume 54 1985.
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: LON-D89E98
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval lead alloy bifaced token, probably dating to AD 1550-1800. This is a Powell type 2 token. The obverse of the token depicts the letters RL with a lattice panel above and below. The reverse depicts a fish or horses head. Demensions: diameter: 11.66mm; weight: 1.48g. Lead tokens are difficult to date precisely and could be medieval to post medieval in date (AD1250-1800). Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally. Those with initials are thought to be post medieval, AD1550-1800. Demensions: diameter: 11.66mm; weight: 1.48g.
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st November 2018
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Record ID: LON-D894DD
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete Post-Medieval, uniface lead alloy token dating from AD1450-1600. This is a Powell type 20 token. The obverse face has a merchant's mark of a cross which splits at the bottom to create a double X. The right hand X inner arm extends to form a right-angled triangle joining central arm terminating in a cross. The reverse is undecorated. Lead alloy tokens were used for many purposes during the Medieval and Post Medieval periods, and cast by both large and small industries. They are therefore very difficult to date, but those with initials are thought to date to the Post Medieval…
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st November 2018
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Record ID: BUC-AE682D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead alloy unifaced possible token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is discoidal in shape, with a raised border running round the edge. It is decorated with raised lines depicting a crudely formed face. (Powell type 10). The face is oval, with an oval open mouth and a sub triangular shape representing the nose. There are oval eyes with a raised line above each depicting the eye brows. Above the eyes is a trapezoidal raised shape- depicting either a hat, crown or spikey hair. Either side of the head is a raised straight line. The…
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
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Record ID: OXON-A91D7F
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A cast lead alloy token or tally dating from the late 17th to early 18th century AD (c. AD 1680 - 1710). The token is bifacial with the obverse depicting a horned animal, possibly a cow, advancing left with head facing and tail upright. The body of the animal has cross-hatched patterning and is curved. There is an equal armed cross above the animal's back. The reverse of the token is divided into three sections; the topbpanel has saltires within, the bottom panel has crosses within; the issuer's initials C H are between. This token is similar to Oxfordshire 'hatched cow' tokens, which…
Created on: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 13th November 2018
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