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    • Broad period: MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: WMID-4BC251
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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An incomplete lead or lead alloy unifaced token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is sub circular and flat. The obverse design is unclear but is probably a capital letter H (Powell type 2). The reverse is undecorated. The token has a diameter of 22.6 mm and is 2.5 mm thick. It weighs 5.4 g. The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
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Record ID: WMID-4BB645
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is circular and flat. The obverse design is unclear but is probably a circular or elliptical one. At least four interlocking circular lines are present, intersecting at the centre, with pellets around the edge (Powell type 31). The reverse is undecorated. The token has a diameter of 23.0 mm and is 2.3 mm thick. It weighs 5.1 g. The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
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Record ID: WMID-4B9EC6
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
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A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is circular and flat. The obverse design depicts a outer rim or wreath design. A central four petalled flower inside a plain border, outside diagonal radiating lines (Powell type 28). The reverse is undecorated. The token has a diameter of 30.9 mm and is 1.9 mm thick. It weighs 11.7 g. The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
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Record ID: WMID-4B903A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
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A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is circular and flat. The obverse design depicts a quartered geometric design, with a central cross and four smaller inward pointing chevrons (Powell type 12). The reverse is undecorated. The token has a diameter of 21.5 mm and is 1.7 mm thick. It weighs 4.7 g. The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
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Record ID: WMID-4B847D
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: City of Stoke-on-Trent
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A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is circular and flat. The obverse design depicts a long cross with a pellet in each quarter (Powell type 14). The reverse is undecorated. The token has a diameter of 15.7 mm and is 2.5 mm thick. It weighs 3.6 g. The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 17th October 2017
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Record ID: WMID-4AB4D6
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A complete lead or lead alloy unifaced token or possible weight, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400 to AD 1700). The token is circular and flat. The obverse design depicts several diagonal radiating lines (Powell type 3 or 24). The reverse is undecorated. The token has a diameter of 27.9 mm and is 6.0 mm thick. It weighs 22.7 g (0.8 oz). The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 16th October 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-90A155
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 17.31 mm in diameter, 3.62 mm thick and weighs 4.7 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: Saturday 7th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 9th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tenterden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-62E273
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
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A biface lead alloy token of medieval to post-medieval date (AD c. 1300 - 1600). One face shows a raised cross with three pellets in each quarter. This design may have been influenced by medieval hammered pennies, or by Tudur base silver farthings which also has a cross and pellets on one face. The other face shows a raised grid pattern. The grid is very regular, it is suggested that this pattern is taken from the arms of the watermen's guild and could indicate a ferry token. Alternatively, the grid pattern could represnt agricultural tasks such as harrowing. (Fletcher 2005, p. …
Created on: Thursday 5th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 8th January 2018
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Record ID: DEV-4FB031
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A Mediedal or Post-Medival lead uniface token of Powell type 12 (or possibly 14), probably dating to c. AD 1250-1800. The token depicts an equal armed cross with a diagonal line in each quarter, angled towards the centre. The reverse is plain. Dimensions: diameter 18.3mm; weight 5.2g. 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.
Created on: Wednesday 4th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 4th October 2017
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Record ID: LEIC-A25F0A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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Medieval or Post Medieval Lead alloy token, 30mm in diameter, 2mm thick with a weight of 7.80grams. The token is circular in form and rectangular in cross section and is decorated on one side with an incised cross inside a circle.
Created on: Tuesday 26th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd October 2017
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Record ID: LEIC-3811E1
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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Late medieval to post medieval cast uniface lead-alloy circular token of Powell Class 12. Thickness: 2 mm, diameter: 27 mm, weight: 14.41 grams. The token is circular in form and rectangular in cross section. It is a 'Millstone' type, decorated on one face with a series of parallel ridges, arranged into four sets so they form chevrons radiating from the centre. Tokens such as this are locally produced and very hard to date, hence the broad date range,
Created on: Thursday 21st September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 28th September 2017
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Record ID: WMID-117B7F
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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A cast lead, damaged, unifaced token of probable Medieval or Post Medieval origin. The obverse comprises a raised edge (Powell type 28), with a central pellet surround by a raised ring. In between the inner ring and the raised edge appear cross-hatched symbols or pseudo lettering. The reverse is plain and undecorated. The token has a diameter of 30.1 mm and is 2.2 mm thick. It weighs 8.5 g. The token is an off white, light grey colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 25th September 2017
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Record ID: DENO-10C8B7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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A complete uniface Medieval to Post Medieval cast lead alloy uniface token, dating from c. A 1250-1800. A combination of Powell Types 3 and 9. The obverse has 7 irregular lines emanating roughly from the centre, the reverse is blank.
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 11th December 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-0CA124
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 17. One face of the token has a tree type design,the other side is scratched with radiating lines but are of no form.The token is of a light grey colour. Diameter 15.35mm. Thickness 3.51mm 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 Medi…
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lewes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-BAFF39
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval to Post-Medieval lead alloy uniface token dating from AD 1250-1800. This is a Powell type 14 token. The obverse has a long cross with a pellet in each quarter. The reverse of the token is undecorated. Similar tokens on the database are LON-8EC711, DENO-AB2370 and LON-8D3C14. Dimensions: diameter: 16.26mm; weight: 4.70g. Lead tokens are difficult to date precisely and could be medieval to post medieval in date (AD1250-1800). Cross and pellet designs were originally thought to be contemporary with similar medieval coin designs; however publication of moulds and doubl…
Created on: Friday 15th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 16th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bromley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-BAF996
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Medieval to Post-Medieval lead alloy uniface token dating from AD 1250-1800. This is a Powell type 30 token. The obverse a series of nine pellets arranged in a lozenge shape within a plain raised border. The reverse of the token is undecorated. Dimensions: diameter: 15.78mm; weight: 2.55g.
Created on: Friday 15th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 29th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bromley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-BAE857
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Medieval to Post-Medieval lead alloy uniface token dating from AD 1250-1800. This is a Powell type 14 token. The obverse has a long cross with a pellet in each quarter. The reverse of the token is undecorated. Similar tokens on the database are LON-8EC711, DENO-AB2370 and LON-8D3C14. Dimensions: diameter: 15.78mm; weight: 2.55g. Lead tokens are difficult to date precisely and could be medieval to post medieval in date (AD1250-1800). Cross and pellet designs were originally thought to be contemporary with similar medieval coin designs; however publication of moulds and doubl…
Created on: Friday 15th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 16th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bromley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-803620
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A complete cast lead-alloy Boy Bishop type token dating to the late Medieval or early Post-Medieval period, c. 1470-1539. This token corresponds to Rigold's series XI, crude uninscribed Ely series (see Rigold 1978, pl. XI, fig. h). Obverse: crude mitre with pellet at centre, pseudo-legend of pellets around. Reverse: long cross quartering token, three pellets in each angle within inner border, pseudo-legend of oblique and vertical strokes around. The token is somewhat crumpled and distorted in post-depositional damage.
Created on: Tuesday 12th September 2017
Last updated: Friday 3rd November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-7DE134
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
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A lead uniface Powell Type 30 token of Medieval to Post-Medieval date (AD c.1250- c.1800). The token features a large central pellet surrounded by six smaller pellets arranged in a circle, around this is another circle made up of a thin solid line. The other side is blank, with a dent near the edge. Diameter 22.3mm; Thickness 2mm; Weight 5.1g.
Created on: Tuesday 12th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 30th October 2017
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Record ID: CAM-273CCC
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
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A Medieval moulded bifacial lead token dating from the 13th to 15th centuries AD. This token weighs 6.54g, has a diameter of 20.6mm and maximum thickness of 3.3mm. The design on both sides of the artefact are formed in relief. One side shows a star formed of four lines, which all intersect at the mid-point. The other motif is uncertain but probably shows an arched crown. It is quite common for this type of token to have crudely depicted motifs. See Fletcher, E., 2003. Tokens and Tallies Through the Ages Witham, Essex : Greenlight Publishing pp.28-38.
Created on: Friday 8th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 25th September 2017
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