IOW-DB0E81: Post-Medieval Nuremburg Jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: IOW-DB0E81

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A post-Medieval pierced copper alloy Nuremberg jetton (1500-1650). Orb and sceptre type. Extremely corroded and worn.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1600
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.63 g
Diameter: 24.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th January 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2010-1-44

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Orb and sceptre within a tressure of three arches
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

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: 9 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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