SWYOR-8F4883: Post medieval jetton of Hanns Kravwinckel II

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JETTON

Unique ID: SWYOR-8F4883

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A copper alloy jetton or reckoning counter dating from the post medieval period. The jetton is bent at a right angle across the centre. It has a diameter of 24.1mm and is 0.7mm thick. It is a German jetton made by Hanns Kravwinckel II (1586 – 1635), Rose and Orb type. The obverse deign is illegible. For reference see Mitchiner (1988) Volume I, number 1516. The jetton was found in Yorkshire.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1586
Date to: Circa AD 1635

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 24.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 15th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: [three crowns and three fleur-de-lis round a rose]
Obverse inscription: [HANN]S • KRAVWICK[EL • IN •] NV[RENBE]
Reverse description: Orb in a trefoil with points in each angle
Reverse inscription: VERBVM DOMINI MANET IN ETERN
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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