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JETTON

Unique ID: DOR-941A95

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy French jetton issued under Charles VII. Minted in Paris.
Obverse: AVE MARI STELLA DEI MATER - three fleurs de lis with small floral onnaments between (Hail Mary, Star of the Sea)
Reverse: VIVE LE ROI ET LE DOFIN AMEN - A single stranded cross fleuretty. Most Es reversed.(Long live the King and the Dauphin, Amen)
Reference: Mitchiner page 202, number 568
Date: Late medieval - 1447 - 1461
Diameter: 25.85 mm
Weight: 3.44 g
Die axis: 9

Class: French

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1447
Date to: Circa AD 1461

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.44 g
Diameter: 25.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2010 - Tuesday 11th May 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS entry 020694

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: French
Group: Three lis
Type: (M568-572, 581-582) - Unknown: c. 1447 - 1497
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Three fleurs de lis with small floral onnaments between
Obverse inscription: AVE MARI STELLA DEI MATER
Reverse description: A single stranded cross fleuretty. Most Es reversed
Reverse inscription: VIVE LE ROI ET LE DOFIN AMEN
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Mappowder

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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