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    • Broad period: MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: LEIC-A38754
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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Medieval or post-medieval lead alloy token. The token has a raisd cruciform pattern with cross bars joining a raised border with pellets in each section created by the pattern.
Created on: Tuesday 28th March 2017
Last updated: Thursday 6th April 2017
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Record ID: BERK-A6BA97
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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An incomplete Medieval uniface lead token- folded at centre and unfolded again. Obverse a Cros with V- shaped mouldings in quarters. A pellet in the centre. Dating to the period AD 1200 to 1500
Created on: Thursday 16th March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 17th May 2017
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Record ID: LEIC-9492D8
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rutland
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Medieval or post medeival lead alloy token, 21mm in diameter and 1mm thick with a weight of 5.57grams. It has a raised border and a large raised W on one side.
Created on: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 4th April 2017
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Record ID: LEIC-948562
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rutland
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Medieval? lead alloy token, 2mm thick and 35mm in diameter with a weight of 20.41grams. The object is circular in form and rectangular in cross section. It has a raised border containing a series of semi-spherical projections.
Created on: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 4th April 2017
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Record ID: NMS-8114B2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Lead 'Boy Bishop' token, groat size with a 26mm diameter, somewhat battered with inner legend on reverse of AVE REX GEnTIS, further legends uncertain, c.1350-1530
Created on: Tuesday 14th March 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 14th March 2017
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Record ID: BERK-6A4DB1
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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Two very unusual and identical lead alloy tokens dating to the medieval period. The tokens are well made and at first glance appear to imitate coins however the reverse goes against this suggestion. The obverse depicts a facing crowned and bearded head in the centre bound within a plain banded circular border. Around the outside of the token is an inscription in clear Latin text reading (from 10 o'clock clockwise) CAP(VT) VITA REGIS (Head of the Living King). The reverse of the tokens displays a central short cross pattee within a plain circular border, with the outer section bearing r…
Created on: Monday 13th March 2017
Last updated: Monday 27th March 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-02FB53
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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A complete uniface Medieval to Post Medieval cast lead alloy uniface token, dating from c. A 1250-1800. Powell Type 14. One face of the token has a large single cross,the other side is blank.The token is of a light grey/biege colour. Diameter 23.76mm. Thickness 1.36mm Weight:5.3gms. 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. Therefore those with simple designs are given a more general Medieval to Post Medieval date. Class: Powel…
Created on: Wednesday 8th March 2017
Last updated: Friday 4th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-02A3E4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
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An incomplete cast Medieval uniface lead token possibly dating to the 15th century. The obverse shows a cross with a crescent at each of its terminals. There is a pellet in each angle of the cross. This token is classified as a Powell type 14. For similar examples see Fletcher (2005) p. 40. References: Fletcher, E., Leaden Tokens & Tallies (Witham, 2005)
Created on: Wednesday 8th March 2017
Last updated: Thursday 31st August 2017
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Record ID: DENO-0259F2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
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A complete medieval to post medieval cast lead token. It may have been double-sided. The obverse shows eight lines radiating out from a central pellet. The reverse is badly worn but appears to have held raised markings, possibly letters. It is a Powell type 3 lead token. For further examples of similar design see Fletcher (2005) p. 101. References: Fletcher, E., Leaden Tokens & Tallies (Witham, 2005)
Created on: Wednesday 8th March 2017
Last updated: Thursday 31st August 2017
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Record ID: DENO-FFC629
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
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A medieval to post-medieval lead token. The motif is a triquetra design with a central pellet. A pellet is set in the areas between the ellipses. The reverse is plain. There is an illustration of a similar triquetra design in Fletcher (2005) p. 109. References: Fletcher, E., Leaden Tokens & Tallies, Roman to Victorian (Witham, 2005)
Created on: Wednesday 8th March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 30th August 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-02476C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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A complete Medieval to Post Medieval cast lead alloy uniface token, dating from c. A 1250-1800. Powell Type 30. One face of the token has a central pellet surrounded by 4 same size pellets in the shape of a cross,the other side is blank. The token is of a light grey colour. Diameter 16.97mm. Thickness 2.94mm Weight:5.6gms. 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. Therefore those with simple designs are given a more general Medi…
Created on: Friday 24th February 2017
Last updated: Thursday 27th July 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-D88828
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A late Medieval lead alloy late Plantagenet issue token, dating AD 1425-1490. Mitchiner & Skinner (1984:142/Pl. 1; no. 18) illustrate a token which bears a similar design. The token has a hole at the one o'clock position. Obverse: Shield quartered by cross (chequy), central nipple. Reverse: Eight pointed star, central nipple. Dimensions: diameter: 12.45mm; weight: 0.83g. Mitchiner & Skinner (1984:88) write "A series of neatly designed and neatly manufactured tokens with small compact flans. Early issues retain the geometric designs used on preceding tokens (Geometric series:…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd May 2017
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Record ID: HAMP-CA4BFA
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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An incomplete medieval to post-medieval (1100-1800) uniface lead token, depicting to the obverse a long cross with a pellet in each quarter, all in relief. Reference: cf. Mitchiner 5362 et seq.
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2017
Last updated: Thursday 9th February 2017
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Record ID: SUSS-C60028
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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An incomplete cast lead medieval bishop token, AD.1300-1500. The obverse depicts a bishops mitre and is quite worn. The reverse is a long cross with three pellets in angles. Weight: 1.55gDiameter: 16.95mm
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2017
Last updated: Monday 13th February 2017
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Record ID: LEIC-9B5BBE
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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Medieval to post medieval lead alloy token, probably dating to 1400-1800. The object is circular in form and rectangular in cross section, It is decorated on one face with a raised cross with a rounded pellet in each quarter.
Created on: Tuesday 7th February 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 7th February 2017
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Record ID: SF-99EDB2
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
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A complete cast lead-alloy groat-sized 'boy bishop' type token dating to the late Medieval or early Post-Medieval period, c. 1470-1539. It broadly corresponds to Rigold's Bury series I/C (Rigold 1978, p. 94), though due to differences in the reverse legend can be considered a variant thereof (or possibly heavily blundered). Obverse description; Mitred bust of bishop facing, letters 'S N' to either side Obverse legend; PIE [NICH]OLAE ORA PRO NOBIS Reverse description; Long cross fourchee quartering token, three pellets in each angle within double concentric inner circular borders Revers…
Created on: Tuesday 7th February 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Abington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-B2B633
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete and damaged penny sized 'boy bishop' type token dating to the late Medieval or early Post-Medieval period, c. 1470-1539. This exact token is unlisted in Rigold's publication, but probably can be considered an obverse legend variant of his Bury series I, type E pieces. The obverse legend on this piece is normally found on groats of the series I, type C3 pieces (Rigold 1978, p. 93). Obverse description; Mitre within inner pelleted border Obverse legend; SOSPI T[ATI DEDIT] EGR (Sospi tati dedit egros- 'he gave the sick unto security') Reverse description; Long cross quarte…
Created on: Friday 27th January 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brockley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-A22525
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Lead token of medieval to post medieval date. Uniface, the design consists of a recessed cross pattee with a central reserve pellet. The arms of the cross are faintly visible on the reverse.
Created on: Thursday 26th January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 26th January 2017
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Record ID: LON-25D9C9
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A medieval lead alloy late Plantagenet issue token, dating AD 1425-1490. Mitchiner & Skinner (1984:142/Pl. 1; no. 1) llustrate a token which bears the same design. Obverse: Field quartered by cross, angles striate, central nipple. Reverse: Field quartered by cross, angles striate, central nipple. Dimensions: diameter: 12.24mm; weight: 0.84g. Mitchiner & Skinner (1984:88) write "A series of neatly designed and neatly manufactured tokens with small compact flans. Early issues retain the geometric designs used on preceding tokens (Geometric series: Edward Ill-Henry VI)." Refer…
Created on: Friday 20th January 2017
Last updated: Friday 17th February 2017
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Record ID: LON-2579FF
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A medieval lead alloy late Plantagenet issue token, dating AD 1425-1490. Mitchiner & Skinner (1984:142/Pl. 1; no. 17) illustrate a variation of this token. Obverse: Shield with chevron (chequy), central nipple. Reverse: Shield with chevron (chequy), central nipple. Dimensions: diameter: 11.93mm; weight: 0.69g. Mitchiner & Skinner (1984:88) write "A series of neatly designed and neatly manufactured tokens with small compact flans. Early issues retain the geometric designs used on preceding tokens (Geometric series: Edward Ill-Henry VI)." Reference: Mitchiner, M. and Skinner,…
Created on: Friday 20th January 2017
Last updated: Friday 17th February 2017
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