JETTON

Unique ID: SOM-7031A0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Post-Medieval jetton. Anonymous 'rose/orb' type, dating to c.1500-1550. Fictitious legend. Mitchiner (1988, p.381) classes these group 2, or ''normal' orb jettons: without an initial mark' and it falls within his third sub-group as the inner circle is decorated with pellets. Diameter: 29.16mm, Thickness: 2.24mm Weight: 8.91g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 2.24 mm
Weight: 8.91 g
Diameter: 29.16 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th July 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020484

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: Illeg.
Reverse description: Orb surmounted by a cross within an ornamental tressure. Three pairs of pellets in inner circle.
Reverse inscription: EVEB----EB-VEBO-
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West
County: Wiltshire
District: Wiltshire
To be known as: Kingston Deverill

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 3rd August 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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