JETTON

Unique ID: BH-E02EA3

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A copper-alloy Nuremberg Rose/Orb jetton. Mitchiner (1988: 355 and 377-386) believes that such anonymous stock jettons were probably produced between c. 1500 and c. 1580. The surfaces are very worn and corroded. The jetton measures 24.2mm in diameter, 0.2mm thick and weighs 1.33g.

Class: Nuremberg
Sub class: Rose/Orb

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1580

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 24.2 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 09/159 - 2

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]
Mint or issue place: Nuremberg
Obverse description: (Three crowns and three lis alternating around a central rose).
Obverse inscription: .....]VOBV[...... (Fictitious legend)
Reverse description: The Reichsapfel within a double tressure of three arches and three angles.
Reverse inscription: ..]O[....]VE[...]LE:VOB[.. (Fictitious legend)
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

A resized image of Post-Medieval Nuremberg Rose/Orb jetton

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Bedford
District: Bedford
To be known as: Ravensden

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]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 8th October 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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