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About this object

  • ID:

    A3855

  • Production date:

    Late Medieval; 14th century

  • Location:

    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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  • Measurements

    H 60 mm; DM 81 mm

  • Materials

    ceramic; earthenware

  • Last Updated

    2020-05-28

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related place

    City of London

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