SF-C6E8D4: Pierced Post-Medieval Jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: SF-C6E8D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper-alloy 'Rose and Orb' jetton of anonymous Nuremburg master, c. 1500-1550 AD. As Mitchiner, 1988: nos. 1227-1232. The jetton has a square perforation close to the centre of the flan and is missing part of one side due to old breaks.

Evidence of reuse: Square perforation close to the centre

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.55 g
Diameter: 24.59 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st July 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Three crowns and three lis arranged centrifugally around a central rose
Obverse inscription: NHBE[]:NHB[]RV: (fictitious)
Reverse description: An Imperial orb surmounted by a cross pattee within a double-stranded trefoil, pairs or annulets in each external angle of the trefoil, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: []R[]DC[]RNBEDC[]

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mitchiner, M. 1988 Jetons, Medalets and Tokens: The Medieval Period and Nuremberg London Hawkins Publications nos. 1227-1232

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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