SOM-7031A0: SOM-7031A0: Post-Medieval jetton

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Unique ID: SOM-7031A0

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Copper alloy Post-Medieval jetton. Anonymous 'rose/orb' type, dating to c.1500-1550. Fictitious legend. Mitchiner (1988, p.381) classes these group 2, or ''normal' orb jettons: without an initial mark' and it falls within his third sub-group as the inner circle is decorated with pellets. Diameter: 29.16mm, Thickness: 2.24mm Weight: 8.91g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.24 mm
Weight: 8.91 g
Diameter: 29.16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th July 2009

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020484

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: Illeg.
Reverse description: Orb surmounted by a cross within an ornamental tressure. Three pairs of pellets in inner circle.
Reverse inscription: EVEB----EB-VEBO-
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Kingston Deverill

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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Audit data

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

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