IOW-CD4594: Medieval 'Chatel Tournois' Jetton

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-CD4594

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete copper alloy Medieval 'Chatel Tournois' jetton, 1373-1415 (Mitchiner 1988, 187, ref: 507).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1373
Date to: AD 1415

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.14 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th September 2009

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2009-2-301

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Formal Chatel Tournois design, with lis above its central triangle and annulets on top of the lateral 'turrets'
Obverse inscription: AVE MARIA GRASIA PLENA (double pellet stops)
Reverse description: Triple stranded straight cross fleuretty within 4-arched tressure: around A - V - E - D
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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