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    • Object type: token
    • Broad period: MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: PUBLIC-830734
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A complete Medieval to Post Medieval cast unifaced lead alloy token, c. AD 1250-1800. Powell Type 3. The token is divided into eight segments with raised lines and has a pellet in each segment; the other face is undecorated. The token measures 13.88 mm in diameter, 1.61 mm thick and weighs 1.6 grams. Lead tokens were easy to produce and widely circulated; they appear in the Medieval period and those with simple designs continued in use throughout both the Medieval and Post Medieval period. Therefore, a general date of c. 1250-1800 AD is suggested for this token.
Created on: Sunday 28th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 30th September 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tenterden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-C49664
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Central Bedfordshire
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A uniface lead-alloy token, dating from the Medieval to post-Medieval periods. The subcircular token has a relief-moulded geometric design in which an equal-armed cross is overlain by a square which, in turn, is overlain by a saltire. Diameter: 25.3mm; thickness: 5.3mm. Weight: 15.92g.
Created on: Friday 19th September 2014
Last updated: Saturday 27th September 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woburn', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-C479DA
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Central Bedfordshire
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A uniface lead-alloy token, dating from the Medieval to post-Medieval periods. The subcircular token has a relief-moulded geometric design which is poorly executed but appears to be a star pattern with a pellet at the centre. Diameter: 19.6mm; thickness: 2.8mm. Weight: 6.78g.
Created on: Friday 19th September 2014
Last updated: Saturday 27th September 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cranfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-C46C72
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Milton Keynes
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A uniface lead-alloy token, dating from the Medieval to post-Medieval periods. The subcircular token bears an equal-armed cross comprised of four lines of incised chevrons, creating the impressions of feathers or palm branches. At the centre of each quarter is an incuse crescent. Diameter: 16.7mm; thickness: 1.4mm. Weight: 2.24g.
Created on: Friday 19th September 2014
Last updated: Saturday 27th September 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Newton Blossomville', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-9A4534
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete Late Medieval lead alloy token, dating AD 1425-1490. The token appears to have decoration on both sides, though one is difficult to discern. The clear side depicts a shield with three horizontal lines, the bottom thicker than the other two, with three pellets in the top panel. The opposite side has a series of curvilinear marks which are difficult to see due to encrusted material. The token has been broken at the top of the shield design so that part of it is missing. There is also an unintentional perforation near the centre. Similar tokens can be found in Mitchiner …
Created on: Wednesday 17th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd September 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LVPL-969D89
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
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A lead-alloy token of Medieval to Post Medieval date. It is a flat circular token but no decoration can be seen on either side. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. It has a light white patina.
Created on: Wednesday 17th September 2014
Last updated: Friday 5th December 2014
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Record ID: NMS-816B9E
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Lead token of uncertain issuer, diameter 18mm, weight 4.89g, obverse probably a Lomberdic letter A, reverse two uprights and a third, partial upright, probably 14th-16th century
Created on: Tuesday 16th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 16th September 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LANCUM-6D09CE
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A copper-alloy double-sided coin weight of Post-Medieval date 1500 to 1658 probably for weighing a Hungarian Ducat. It is rectangular in form and section with uneven edges. The obverse depicts a standing figure within a beaded circular border, holding a sceptre over the shoulder. The standing figure is probably that of St. Ladislaus. The reverse carries a maker's mark comprising a hand and although indistinct probably letters B F within a beaded or border. This would indicate that manufacture was in Antwerp by the maker Bernaert Foncq. The weight is therefore of early Post-Medieval da…
Created on: Monday 15th September 2014
Last updated: Monday 29th September 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Somerleyton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-2BC69C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A lead Boy Bishop token of Rigold's (1978: 98) Series X C, c.1470-1539 AD. Obverse: Legend formed from oblique strokes, A mitre, crozier to right, all within an inner circle. Reverse: Legend formed from scrolls, Long cross dividing the legend, three pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle.
Created on: Friday 12th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 13th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-2BA8CA
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A lead penny sized Boy Bishop token of Rigold's (1978: 94) Series I F, c.1470-1539 AD. Obverse: +SAnCTVS.nICh[O]LAVS, A mitre within an inner circle Reverse: AVE/[RE]X/GEn/TIS, Long cross dividing the legend, three pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle.
Created on: Friday 12th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 13th January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nowton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-5B15D2
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 to c. AD 1250-1800; Powell type 3. The token is decorated on one side with straight raised lines, creating eigth equal segments radiating from the centre. The other side is undecorated and flat. The token is of a greyish-white colour. It measures 20.5 mm in diameter, 2.9 mm thick, 7.08 g in weight. 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 Me…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd September 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 21st January 2015
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-3427EE
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A complete Medieval to Post Medieval cast lead alloy circular unifaced token (1250-1800 AD). The token a raised design of an equal armed cross on the obverse and a flat, undecorated reverse. It measures 16.92 mm in diameter,2.94 mm thick and weighs 4.0 grams. Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally; they are therefore hard to date precisely and could be Medieval or Post Medieval in date (1250-1800 AD).
Created on: Sunday 31st August 2014
Last updated: Monday 1st September 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tenterden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-0CB364
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A cast lead alloy uni-faced token of Medieval to Post Medieval date (Powell type 31). The token is circular and is decorated with two overlapping circles and a central pellet. The other side is plain and undecorated. The token is 18.52 mm in diameter, 2.55 mm thick and weighs 4.2 g. Lead tokens were easy to produce and widely circulated; they appear in the Medieval period and ones with simple decoration continued in use throughout both the Medieval and Post Medieval period. Therefore, a general date of c. 1250-1800 AD is suggested for this token.
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Monday 1st September 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tenterden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-043FE7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A probable lead token of medieval to post-medieval date, circa AD 1200 - 1800. The token is sub-circular with worn raised designs on both surfaces which are indistinguishable. The metal is a dark grey colour and is worn. The token is 23mm in diameter, 3.5mm thick and weighs 7.7g. Tokens with simple designs are very easy to make and continued in use for a long period. They have a huge range of designs which were not necessarily related to function and could have been used for various purposes such as counting, gaming, farm or tavern tokens or possibly even as weights.
Created on: Friday 29th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: DENO-F3840C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead uniface token dating to the period AD 1250 to 1800. The object is flat and sub-circular in plan and decorated on one side with a pattern of raised lines and pellets possibly intended to be a crown or illegible initials. Lead tokens are difficult to date precisely and could be Medieval to Post Medieval in date (1250-1800 AD). The majority of lead tokens are thought to date to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, c. 1600-1800 as increasing numbers of dated tokens are found. The thickness of this particular 'token' (5mm) could indicate use as a weight but the present …
Created on: Thursday 28th August 2014
Last updated: Thursday 28th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Scarle Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-DAAED4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Medieval to Post Medieval cast lead alloy uniface token, dating to c. AD 1250-1800; Powell type 12. The token is decorated on one side with a central pellet forming the centre of a cross with a pellet in each quadrant, this design is surrounded by an inner circle. The other side is undecorated and flat. The token is of a greyish-white colour. It measures 23.4 mm in diameter, 3.1 mm thick, 6.94 g in weight. 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 circu…
Created on: Wednesday 27th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 20th January 2015
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LVPL-C98B27
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy cut quarter token dating from the Medieval to the Post-Medieval period. The object is a uni-face token and is decorated on the upper face with cast radiating ridges. The object has a mid-white patina.
Created on: Tuesday 26th August 2014
Last updated: Thursday 28th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Navenby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-A3F612
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Central Bedfordshire
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A Medieval or Post Medieval cast lead alloy circular uniface token. Powell Type 30. The token is decorated on one side with five pellets arranged with four forming corners of a square with the fifth pellet roughly in the centre. The reverse surface is flat and undecorated. Lead and its alloys are very easy to work and tokens were often locally produced; therefore they are difficult to date and tokens with simple designs had considerable longevity. There are dated generally from c. 1250-1800 AD.
Created on: Sunday 24th August 2014
Last updated: Thursday 28th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aspley Guise', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-76BEF4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Circular lead token that has a cross on the obverse, and an annulet in each angle. The reverse is undecorated. Although similar in style to medieval coins, this style of token dates from the Medieval to Post Medieval Period 1350-1800
Created on: Friday 22nd August 2014
Last updated: Thursday 4th September 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SF-327770
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A penny size lead Boy Bishop token of Rigold Series I F (Rigold 1978, p. 94), c.1470-1539 AD. Obverse: +SANCTVS:NICHOLA[], A mitre within an inner circle. Reverse: AVE/REX/GEN/TIS, Long cross dividing the legend, three pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle.
Created on: Tuesday 19th August 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 19th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Westley', grid reference and parish protected.


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