YORYM-A77575: Post-medieval : Jetton of Hanns Krauwinkel II

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JETTON

Unique ID: YORYM-A77575

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A complete copper alloy jetton of post-medieval date. The jetton is of the rose and orb type with Mercury bust struck by Hanns Krauwinkel II in Nuremburg. Hanns Krauwinkel II was master from 1586 to his death in March 1635.

Obverse Inscription: HANNS KRAVWINKEL IN NVR around the right facing bust of Mercury wearing winged helmet

Reverse Inscription: GOTT ALLEIN DIE EERE SEI (to god alone the glory) around Imperial orb surmounted by cross patty within tressure of three arches.

Mitchiner, p.447, no.1591.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1586
Date to: Circa AD 1635

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 21.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Hans Krauwinckel II
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Right facing bust of Mercury wearing winged helmet
Obverse inscription: HANNS KRAVWINKEL IN NV
Reverse description: Imperial orb surmounted by cross patty within tressure of three arches.
Reverse inscription: GOTT ALLEIN DIE EERE SEI (to god alone the glory)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Whenby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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