SOM-D16116: Post Medieval Jetton

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Unique ID: SOM-D16116

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Nuremberg ship-penny jetton of probable sixteenth century date.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1599

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 26.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th March 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 021583

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Lozenge containing four fleurs-de-lis
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Ship
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
To be known as: Crewkerne

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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