SOM-731240: Post Medieval Jetton: Rose Orb of Hanns Krauwinckel

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Unique ID: SOM-731240

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Post Medieval copper alloy 'rose/orb' jetton of Hans Kauwinckel II (master 1586-1635) of Nuremberg, Mitchiner (1998:441), no.1542.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 21.19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd June 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 020843

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: Three crowns, alternately with three lis, arranged around a central rose
Obverse inscription: HANNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NV
Reverse description: Orb within a tressure of three arches and three angles
Reverse inscription: GOTES REICH BLIBT EWICK
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Mendip (District)
To be known as: Priddy

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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

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