SOM-7CC457: Post Medieval Jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: SOM-7CC457

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy 'lion of St Mark' jetton produced by Hans Schultes II in Nuremberg, Germany, between 1586 and 1603. Mitchiner's no. 1384 (1988, p. 406).

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1586
Date to: AD 1603

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.75 g
Diameter: 27.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th April 2008

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020244

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Lion of St Mark standing left
Obverse inscription: [S]AN[T MARGVS] NOR[PED]
Reverse description: Orb within three-arched tressure
Reverse inscription: HANS [S]CHVLT[ES N]ORNB
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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