NLM-860FE3: Anglo-French Jetton from Aby with Greenfield

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JETTON

Unique ID: NLM-860FE3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy

Jetton. Stamped disc, kindly identified as follows by Alex Bliss: 'Broadly Berry type 5C English piece, Mernick 4g.25, Mitchiner p. 109, no. 183. Dates c. 1280-1340, cf. broadly with PUBLIC-737862'.

Obverse description: Two heraldic hounds courant left, in border, with either a circumferential legend or pellets replacing it. A partial piercing occurs at centre, but is not carried through to reverse.

Reverse description: Dense cluster of pellets, possibly around a tree-trunk or cross; all within a border with legend replaced by circumferential series of pellets beyond it.

Suggested date: Medieval 1280-1340.

Diameter: 10.1mm, Weight: 1.03gms.

Class: Anglo-French

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.03 g
Diameter: 10.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th May 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman
Secondary identifier: Mr Alex Bliss

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM14675

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Group: Sterling/allied
Type: Other - Unknown: c. 1280 - c. 1340
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Two heraldic hounds courant left, in border, with either a circumferential legend or pellets replacing it. A partial piercing occurs at centre, but is not carried through to reverse
Reverse description: Dense cluster of pellets, possibly around a tree-trunk or cross; all within a border with legend replaced by circumferential series of pellets beyond it.
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Aby with Greenfield

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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