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    • Object type: token
    • Broad period: MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: YORYM-BE5F36
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A complete lead-alloy token of medieval to Post-Medieval date, circa AD 1200 - 1800. The token is uni-faced and circular in plan with a thin rectangular section. The decoration consists of a double, roughly equal armed cross with two pellets in each resulting angle. This decoration fits into Powell's Type 14 which is suggested to simulate the reverse of medieval pennies. The metal is a mid-whitish-grey colour and is worn. The token is 22.9mm in diameter, 4.4mm thick and weighs 11.3g. Tokens with simple designs are very easy to make and continued in use for a long period. They…
Created on: Friday 16th September 2016
Last updated: Thursday 29th September 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-F12EBF
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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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 the star of David with a pellet at its center, the reverse is undecorated and flat. It measures 17.52 mm in diameter, 2.47 mm thick and weighs 3.4 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: Tuesday 6th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rye Foreign', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-F110ED
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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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 overlaid by another, one of the cross's has pellets at the end of each of the arms there is also a pellet at its center, the reverse is undecorated and flat. It measures 18.55 mm in diameter, 2.25 mm thick and weighs 3.4 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: Tuesday 6th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rye Foreign', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-EF94A7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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A Medieval to Post Medieval cast lead alloy circular unifaced token, 1250-1800 AD. Powell Type 19. The token has a stylized raised design of a four legged animal. The reverse is plain. The token measures 13.36 mm in diameter, 1.60 mm thick and weighs 1.3 grams. Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally; they are therefore hard to date precisely, although it is likely that this form is of late Medieval - Post Medieval date, c. 1250-1800 AD.
Created on: Tuesday 6th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rye Foreign', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-EF596B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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A complete Medieval to Post Medieval cast lead alloy circular unifaced token (1250-1800 AD). The token has been cast with a raised design of a equal arm cross with a pellet in each quarter on the obverse and a flat, undecorated reverse. The token measures 12.30 mm in diameter, 1.84 mm thick and weighs 1.1 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). Until recently cross and pellet designs were thought to be contemporary with the similar Medieval coin designs…
Created on: Tuesday 6th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rye Foreign', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-D70DE6
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A complete uniface Medieval lead token. The token is circular and depicts a cross with a central pellet, subdivided by half crosses with pellets visible in two of the quartiles, possibly trying to copy Medieval pennies.
Created on: Monday 5th September 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 12th October 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-A62763
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A cast lead circular uni-faced token. Powell Type 3. One side of the token has a raised design of eight regularly-spaced lines radiating from the middle. The other side is blank. It measures 17.51 mm in diameter, 2.07 mm thick and weighs 3.4 grams. Lead tokens had a wide variety of uses and were made locally; they are therefore difficult to date precisely and ones with simple designs could be Medieval or Post Medieval in date, c. 1250-1800 AD.
Created on: Saturday 3rd September 2016
Last updated: Monday 5th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tenterden', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-9814AB
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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Approximately half of a cast lead alloy token or tally of late medieval to post-medieval date. The token is unifaced with an equal-armed cross with pellet in each quarter on the obverse. The reverse is plain. Tokens are hard to date as they were in use over a long period of time; those with crosses and pellets are sometimes said to be imitating long cross silver pennies of the medieval period; this may be the case however we cannot be certain; later tokens appear with initials on them. As this token has the long cross design and no initials, it is suggested that it dates from c. 1400-…
Created on: Friday 2nd September 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd September 2016
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Record ID: ESS-593459
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
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A Medieval lead alloy token, dating AD1425-1490. Mitchiner and Skinner (1984, p.95, no 44). Cross and pellets on one side, merchants mark on the other. Dimensions: diameter: 27.89 mm; thickness: 2.76 mm; weight: 11.64g.
Created on: Tuesday 30th August 2016
Last updated: Monday 13th March 2017
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Record ID: BERK-FE8715
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A cast lead token of late medieval or post-medieval date, c. AD 1400 - 1600 AD. The design typical of the period with a cross and pellets to each quadrant, with a fifth pellet on the intersection of the cross. The reverse has what appears to be a letter 'A'. The token is heavily oxidised and crudely cast.
Created on: Friday 26th August 2016
Last updated: Thursday 24th November 2016
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Record ID: DENO-C612FB
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy token of later Medieval to Post-Medieval date, circa (AD c.1400-c.1800). The token is roughly oval, with a piece missing from one edge, and is decorated with three concentric circles surrounding a central pellet (Powell type 31). The reverse face is flat and undecorated apart from what may be a raised bar running across, off centre. The token has a white coloured patina across all surfaces. Overall, it measures 22.7mm long, 20.7mm wide and 2.9mm thick. It weighs 4.87g,
Created on: Tuesday 23rd August 2016
Last updated: Monday 7th November 2016
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Record ID: DENO-70B711
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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A complete cast lead uniface medieval token. Powell type 2, linear cross with pellets. A crude cross divides the face into four unequal quarters, with a large pellet in each quarter. A line runs across the face, roughly following the diameter. Fletcher (2005, p 40-41) suggests this design could be 15th century, inflenced by conteporary coin design, but notes similar designs are also found on base silver Tudor farthings. The reverse is blank. The token weighs 7.69 g and has a diameter of 19.5 mm.
Created on: Friday 19th August 2016
Last updated: Monday 3rd October 2016
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Record ID: LVPL-6E4061
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flat lead alloy token of Medieval to Post-Medieval date (c.AD 1200-1800). One face of the object is decorated with a moulded long cross with a single pellet in each angle of the cross. The opposite face depicts a moulded branch or leaf made up of a central straight line and each side of which are five diagonal branches Dimensions: 16mm in diameter, 1mm thick, 2.7g Tokens were easy to make and distributed widely throughout a large period of time; therefore, they are difficult to date precisely. Those decorated to resemble Medieval long cross pennies continued to be circulated …
Created on: Friday 19th August 2016
Last updated: Thursday 25th August 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Selby area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-3480D0
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete medieval to post-medieval lead token or gaming piece dating to the period c.AD 1300 - 1800. The object is extremely worn rendering any decoration illegible. Roughly one third has been lost to an old and worn break. The metal is a mid-brown patina and is worn. The token is 25.4mm in diameter, 3.1mm thick and weighs 5.1g. 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 ta…
Created on: Thursday 4th August 2016
Last updated: Friday 5th August 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-A120DD
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval? lead alloy token or possibly gaming piece? 21mm in diameter, 5mm thick with a weight of 12.2grams. The object is circular in form and rectangular in cross section. It has rounded edges and a raised thick rim, which is folded over onto its surface on both faces. One of these surfaces has a slightly raised cross motif in its centre with slightly raised arrow like motifs in each quarter. The other side appears plain.
Created on: Thursday 28th July 2016
Last updated: Monday 1st August 2016
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Record ID: DENO-F4D794
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete uniface lead alloy token of medieval to post medieval date. Obverse is divided by an equal arm cross with a large pellet in each quarter (Powel class 2). Reverse is flat and worn, apparently undecorated. Object weighs 8 g. Diameter is 16.9 mm Plain cross lead tokens are difficult to date, they resemble early medieval coins but also base silver Tudor farthings.
Created on: Wednesday 20th July 2016
Last updated: Thursday 6th October 2016
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Record ID: LEIC-77B297
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval to Post Medieval lead alloy token? 26mm in diameter, 2mm thick with a weight of 10.26grams. The object is circular in form and rectangular in cross section and is incomplete, missing two small portions of its edge. Each side has a central motif in a solid border that are too worn to make out. One side has a broad border fomed of two rows of lentoid shaped motifs, the other side has a border which appears to be made up of raised curved lines?
Created on: Thursday 14th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 26th July 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-E58193
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Complete cast uniface lead token Medieval-Post Medieval, AD.1250-1800. The obverse is decorated with a grid pattern design, the reverse is undecorated. Weight: 3.34g Diameter: 18.25mm
Created on: Thursday 7th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 27th July 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-E58033
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Complete cast uniface lead token Medieval-Post Medieval, AD.1250-1800. This token has a five pointed star or flower depicted on the obverse, this has been formed in a knotwork style. The reverse is undecorated. Weight: 4.65g Diameter: 19.47mm
Created on: Thursday 7th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 27th July 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-E57ED4
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Complete cast uniface lead token Medieval-Post Medieval, AD.1250-1800. The obverse of this token is decorated with a voided long cross with a single pellet in each angle. This is overlaid on to a voided lozenge shape. The reverse of this token is undecorated. Weight: 4.61g Diameter: 20.96mm
Created on: Thursday 7th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 27th July 2016
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