Edward IV/Bishop Lawrence Booth penny - Durham & lead token

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Went on one of my oldest permissions today on a field that has just been ploughed, disced and rolled. Heaven :Star:

It’s a quiet field that produces an odd great find. Didn’t get much but was pleased with this token and hammy, even if it is another pretty battered one!

The token is post medieval but I love it. Nice to get a biface one with a nice design.
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Plus a hammy which I’m guessing is a tudor one? Be nice to know what it is just out of interest.
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Only did a couple of hours and enjoyed myself immensely :D

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Edward IV/Bishop Lawrence Booth penny - Durham. ;)

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Allectus wrote: Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:53 pm Edward IV/Bishop Lawrence Booth penny - Durham. ;)

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Superb thank you Tony :thumbsup:
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That's an interesting token, not seen one like that before :thumbsup:
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Nice looking token that Cath, not had one anything like it tbh. Whats the animal do you think, a goat ? :thumbsup:
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Nice detail on the token, and a hammy :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Well found and saved :thumbsup:

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alloverover wrote: Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:15 pm Nice looking token that Cath, not had one anything like it tbh. Whats the animal do you think, a goat ? :thumbsup:
I thought Ox but actually it does look more goat like :Thinking: Most lead tokens round here are very crude so lovely to find a fancy one :D
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Ooooh, thats a cool looking token....and another silver :thumbsup:
Perfect conditions too that made for a good couple of hours out
Well found :clapping:
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A couple of nice finds Cath...Does anybody have any ideas of a date for the token?
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Pete E wrote: Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:45 pm A couple of nice finds Cath...Does anybody have any ideas of a date for the token?
I think it’s an 18th century one but it could be 1600-1900. Looks like it might have had a full date on it but looks like only the last 2 numbers survive, sadly :(
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Couple of hours and a couple of nice finds , do like that token , well saved :thumbsup:
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Token definitely 18th cent, probably mid-late 18th cent; see my article on exergual development in LTT_76, pages 3-4. { www.leadstokens.org.uk }. From the jaunty demeanour of the animal one thinks of dogs and hunting, but unfortunately the horns rule that out. I'll go along with the goat, not that the likeness is 100% convincing. Maybe issued by the proprietor of a pub of that name? or maybe a receipt for leaving a goat somewhere, e.g. at market.
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