JETTON

Unique ID: FAKL-90CE44

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

Copper alloy jetton of 'ship penny' type, anonymous issue, (see: Mitchiner 1988, 372-375 for comparable examples) Corroded with much loss of detail, Late Medieval to Early Post-Medieval date (c. AD 1490 - c. AD 1550), perforated with a 3 x 4mm hole.

Obv. Image of a ship, inscription largely lost and possibly ficticious.

Rev. Lozenge-shaped panel containing four lis.

Class: Nuremberg

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1490
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.7 g
Diameter: 26.5 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: A180

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: Standing bird?
Obverse inscription: ] VMVMA [ ?
Reverse description: Square amorial shield, detail lost
Reverse inscription: R.....
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

A resized image of Jetton, Nuremberg, ship penny type

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: York
District: York
To be known as: Fulford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Tuesday 8th May 2012
Updated: Tuesday 8th May 2012

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