CORN-E6E3B8: Post-medieval jetton of Georg Schultes (obverse)

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JETTON

Unique ID: CORN-E6E3B8

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Copper jetton of Georg Schultes, master c.1515 (died January 21st, 1559), Lion of St. Mark type, Nuremberg mint, dated to 1551 on reverse, Mitchener 1304

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1551

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 3.51 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st May 2009 - Wednesday 30th September 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Lion of St Mark standing left, nimbate and winged, holding book of Gospels in right fore-paw, with double halo; outer ring of halo is continuous with inner circle along part of its circumference
Obverse inscription: IORG 8 SGHVLDES 8 IORG
Reverse description: Imperial orb surmounted by a cross patty within a tressure of three double arches, in each exterior angle of which there is a flower accosted by two other fleurets
Reverse inscription: Crown IORG flower SCHVLTES star 1551
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hayle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5638
Four figure Latitude: 50.191633
Four figure longitude: -5.41985
1:25K map: SW5638
1:10K map: SW58SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

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 393, No.1304

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Audit data

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

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