BERK-FDDF87: Medieval Jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: BERK-FDDF87

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A medieval copper alloy Nuremberg jetton (reckoning counter), Shield of France Modern type dating from c. AD 1380-1422. Now damaged and in two halves.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1380
Date to: AD 1422

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18.94 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st February 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Paula Levick
Identified by: Dr Barrie Cook

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Uncertain
Obverse description: Shield of France bearing ?3 lis
Reverse description: Triple stranded cross, with fleur de lis at each terminal, within rosette

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
To be known as: Rotherfield Greys

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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