YORYM-9A5E76: Post-medieval : Jetton

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Unique ID: YORYM-9A5E76

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A copper alloy jetton of post-medieval date which has been converted into a brooch. The obverse of the jetton has a voided cross fourchee with stars and crescents in alternating quarters. The legend is an alternating design of floral patterns and fleur de lis. The reverse of the jetton is illegible but has a copper allloy plate soldered onto it. The terminal of the plate has a lug at one end and is bent at the other. There is a rivet in the centre. The metal is a mid brownish-green colour and is very worn.



Class: jetton
Evidence of reuse: attached hook

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1300
Period of reuse: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.7 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: East Tanfield

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Recorded at Rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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