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Late Medieval; 14th century
On Display: Museum of London: Medieval London: Daily Life and the Thames: Human Life
It is unusual to find a pottery moneybox that isn't broken. This is the medieval equivalent of a piggy bank and normally they are found broken around the slot where people have tried to get the money out. Perhaps this one was never used. It was made in the Kingston area.
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H 60 mm; DM 81 mm
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