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    • Object type: TOKEN
    • Primary material: Lead Alloy

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Record ID: SUR-524130
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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Post Medieval lead alloy token. One side has a six-pointed star or flower within a solid line circular border, the other has the letters I.F within a rectangular field, within a circular border. c18th century.
Created on: Thursday 16th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
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Record ID: SUR-3FF54B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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Post Medieval lead alloy token, 25.9mm in diameter. One side has the letters R.C or R.G. The other appears to show a lozenge or rhomboidal form with two lines running across. Late 17th or 18th century, Powell Class 2.
Created on: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-DA6590
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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An incomplete lead-alloy possible token or seal of medieval to Post-Medieval date, c. AD 1200 - 1900. The object is irregularly shaped with broken and worn edges. The remains of a design in relief featuring a cross within a probably square border is present on the upper surface. The reverse is flat and undecorated. The metal has a light brown patina and is worn. The object is 21.3mm long, 15.1mm wide, 1.8mm thick and weighs 1.5g.
Created on: Friday 10th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 16th August 2018
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Record ID: OXON-C3A60B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A worn cast lead alloy token or tally of post-medieval date. The token bears the faint remains of a raised design of a grid pattern on one side and an abstract pattern on the other. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, 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 (c. AD 1500 - 1850), although this example is likely to be 17th century in date. It has been suggested that grid designs may represent plo…
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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Record ID: OXON-C1364B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete lead alloy token or tally dating to the post-medival period. The token is a common type, depicting a six-petalled flower on the obverse and the issuer's initials on the reverse, in this case 'R A'. This type of token dates from c. AD 1600-1800.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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Record ID: BUC-8268B1
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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A complete lead alloy post medieval token, dating from 1550-1800, Powell type 2. The token is uniface, on one side are the initials H I or I H, the other side is blank. The token measures 27.4mm in length, 24.3mm in width, 5.7mm in thickness and 22.18g in weight. The token is a white and grey colour. Tokens were easy to make and distributed widely throughout a large period of time; therefore, they are difficult to date precisely. They are thought to have been circulated throughout both the Medieval and Post Medieval periods and those with letters or numbers are given a general date o…
Created on: Monday 6th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 14th August 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-30BDC7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
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A cast lead alloy token of Medieval or early post-Medieval date, about AD 1250 - 1800. One side carries a device consisting of a raised central ridge, or possibly a casting seam, dividing the token into two parts. On one side of the division is a random grouping of eight small pellets; the other side of the division is blank, as is the reverse. The token has a mid-grey patina. It is 25.2mm in diameter and 2.3mm thick. It weighs 6.96gm. There appear to be no immediate parallels on the database: similar tokens usually carry issuer's initials. See for example record WILT-97064A. Lead to…
Created on: Thursday 2nd August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
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Record ID: ASHM-EE46FD
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete post-medieval lead alloy token, probably dating from c. AD 1500-1800. The token is unifaced having a cast design of a five-petalled flower one one side and being plain on the other. Flower designs are amongst the most common designs seen on tokens of this date.
Created on: Monday 30th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 31st July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Childrey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ASHM-EE2406
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete cast lead alloy lead token of probable late medieval date (c. AD 1400-1600) The token has a cast design on each side depicting a long cross with a pellet in each quarter, in imitation of long cross coinage of the medieval period.
Created on: Monday 30th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 31st July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Childrey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-C8E432
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete uniface Medieval to Post Medieval cast lead alloy uniface token, dating from c. AD 1250-1800. This is a Powell Type 14 token. One face of the token has a large single cross which is raised above the surface, the reverse is blank. The token is of a light grey/biege colour. A very similar token can be found on the PAS at - PUBLIC-02FB53 Diameter 23.6mm. Thickness 2.34mm. Weight 6.5gms. 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 pr…
Created on: Saturday 28th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 16th August 2018
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Record ID: KENT-09587B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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-F380F5
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval C16th-C18th, crudely cast, lead alloy, small, circular, flat biface token. The Powell 32 - Type classification system for London tokens and tallies type 30 or type 9. Obverse: Possible five pellets equally spaced out surrounding a central one all within a border. Reverse: Irregular geometrical design A pair of parallel lines intersect. The 'Obverse' is extremely worn-poor condition and the 'Reverse' worn or fair condition with a matt pale grey surface. Ref. Detector Finds, Gordon Bailey, Greenlight Publishing 1992, page 56-57, No. 11, History Beneath Our Feet, Brian Rea…
Created on: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: SUR-F12076
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late or post medieval lead alloy token, 16.8mm in diameter. Crude cross with lines within quadrants; reverse has prominant mould line and several apparently random lines. Probably made in imitation of hammered long cross penny, circa 15th century.
Created on: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 18th July 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-DF2517
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Medieval to Post Medieval cast Lead alloy sub-circular uniface token of Powell Type 14. It is decorated with a cross and pellets on one face wth a pellet in the intersection of the cross and the other side is undecorated. Tokens had a wide variety of uses and were easy to manufacture; they are therefore difficult to date precisely outside of archaeological contexts; those with this design are generally thought to be Medieval in date, c.1250-1800 AD. The diameter is 21mm and the weight 6.27g.
Created on: Tuesday 17th July 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd July 2018
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Record ID: LON-DD74FE
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval lead alloy (pewter) pictorial issue token dating from the period of Henry III - Edward I AD 1250 -1307. Mitchiner & Skinner (1983:72/Pl. 5; no. 66) illustrate a token which bears the same design. Obverse: Lis with field void Reverse: Whorl with nine arms. Dimensions: diameter: 15.55mm; weight: 0.55g
Created on: Tuesday 17th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
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Record ID: IOW-8BD724
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An almost complete lead alloy disc, possibly a post-Medieval token (c. 1500-c. 1850). The obverse and reverse have uneven surfaces and are not visibly decorated. Diameter: 23.6mm; thickness: 2.8mm. Weight: 8.46g.
Created on: Friday 13th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-5F0C52
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval lead token, 17th-18th century. Obverse has initials I:L and pellets. Reverse appears to have a mould line. Appears incomplete.
Created on: Wednesday 11th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th July 2018
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Record ID: SF-4AB0BF
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete but heavily corroded and worn cast lead-alloy penny sized 'Boy Bishop' type token dating to the Late Medieval or early Post-Medieval period, c. 1470-1539. Most details illegible due to wear, but probably of Rigold's Bury series, types 1E-J. Obverse: bishop's mitre, legend illegible. Reverse: long cross quartering token, legend illegible.
Created on: Tuesday 10th July 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bulmer', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-4A0E6D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval to Post Medieval lead alloy token, Thickness: 3 mm, diameter: 34 mm, weight: 21.86 g. The token is circular in form and rectangular in cross section. It has a raised lip on one surface which contains a series of semi-spherical projections across its surface.
Created on: Tuesday 10th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2018
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