BH-E02EA3: Post-Medieval Nuremberg Rose/Orb jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: BH-E02EA3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Nuremberg Rose/Orb jetton. Mitchiner (1988: 355 and 377-386) believes that such anonymous stock jettons were probably produced between c. 1500 and c. 1580. The surfaces are very worn and corroded. The jetton measures 24.2mm in diameter, 0.2mm thick and weighs 1.33g.

Class: Nuremberg
Sub class: Rose/Orb

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 1580
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 1.33 g
Diameter: 24.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ver 09/159 - 2

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: (Three crowns and three lis alternating around a central rose).
Obverse inscription: .....]VOBV[...... (Fictitious legend)
Reverse description: The Reichsapfel within a double tressure of three arches and three angles.
Reverse inscription: ..]O[....]VE[...]LE:VOB[.. (Fictitious legend)
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ravensden

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BH
Created: Thursday 8th October 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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