This medieval counter is from a board game called Tables. It depicts a Norman knight standing on the drawbridge of a stone-built structure. It provides a starting point for investigating several aspects of England in the AD 1100s, from the leisure activities of the nobility to the importance of castles to the struggles for the English throne.
The Isle of Wight; found in a well in AD 1732/3
AD 1150 – 1190
diameter: 7.1 cm
thickness: 1.4 cm
Carisbrooke Castle Museum
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