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JETTON

Unique ID: SF-61EB45

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

An incomplete and worn copper-alloy 'Rose and Orb' jetton of uncertain Nuremburg moneyer, c.1500-1650 AD. Only one quarter of the jetton survives intact, the remainder now missing due to old breaks.

Obverse: []OB[]EBV[]; Three crowns and three lis arranged centrifugally around a central rose, all within an inner circle.

Reverse: []OBE[]; An Imperial orb surmounted by a cross pattee within a double stranded trefoil, two pellets in each external angle of the trefoil, all within an inner circle.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 18.86 mm
Weight: 0.59 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref.: 8

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Anonymous master period
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Three crowns and three lis arranged centrifugally around a central rose, all within an inner circle.
Obverse inscription: []OB[]EBV[]
Reverse description: An Imperial orb surmounted by a cross pattee within a double stranded trefoil, two pellets in each external angle of the trefoil, all within an inner circle.
Reverse inscription: []OBE[]

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Worlington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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