SOM-525DF1: SOM-525DF1: Post-Medieval jetton: produced by Hans Krauwinckel II

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Unique ID: SOM-525DF1

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Copper alloy 'rose/orb' jetton probably produced by Hans Krauwinckel II: master 1586: died March 1635. Mitchiner, pp.435-447. Diameter: 18.77mm, Thickness: 0.79mm Weight: 0.42g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.79 mm
Weight: 0.42 g
Diameter: 18.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020424

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Three crowns alternately with three lis around a central 6 petalled rose.
Obverse inscription: [HE]IT R------?
Reverse description: Imperial orb surmounted by a cross patty: within a treasure consisting of three arches and three points arranged alternately. Six pellets outside, one either side of each point.
Reverse inscription: HAN[NS KRAVWINCK]EL IN NVR
Die axis measurement: 12 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: Kingsdon

Spatial coordinates

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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