WILT-A24742: Medieval jetton

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Unique ID: WILT-A24742

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Medieval French jetton, 27mm in diameter and pierced near the edge. It is worn and cracked. Date: c.1360 Reference: cf. Mitchiner 381.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1360

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: King enthroned, sceptre in right hand, branch at each side
Obverse inscription: +AVE M[ARIA GRACI]A PLENA D
Reverse description: Triple stranded cross fleurdelisee, quatrefoil in centre, all within quadrilobe, fleur de lis on cusps, trefoils in spandrels
Reverse inscription: +AVE MARIA GRACIA PLENA D

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ogbourne St. Andrew (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1972
Four figure Latitude: 51.446673
Four figure longitude: -1.727992
1:25K map: SU1972
1:10K map: SU17SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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