DUR-F48307: Medieval jetton- DUR-F48307

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Unique ID: DUR-F48307

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast late Medieval French jetton, 15th century in date.

It has been pierced

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1500
Period of reuse: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.62 mm
Weight: 4.2 g
Diameter: 27.71 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Fleur de lis in an uncertain pattern- perhaps within a shield
Reverse description: Cross fleury with lis at each end, inside a quadrilobe

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Raskelf (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5071
Four figure Latitude: 54.132424
Four figure longitude: -1.236298
1:25K map: SE5071
1:10K map: SE57SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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