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JETTON

Unique ID: SF-598542

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

A copper-alloy Rose and Orb jetton of Nuremberg master Hans Schultes I, c.1553-1584 AD. Similar to Mitchiner, 1988: no. 1360.

Obverse: (rosette) HANS SCHVLTE[]O[], An Imperial orb surmounted by a cross patte within a double stranded trefoil, all within an inner circle.

Reverse: (lis) HANS (wedge) SCHVLTES[]RB, Three crowns and three lis arranged centrifugally around a central rose, 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 1553
Date to: Circa AD 1584

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.39 g
Diameter: 23.48 mm

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

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Hans Schultes I
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: An Imperial orb surmounted by a cross patte within a double stranded trefoil, all within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: (rosette) HANS SCHVLTE[]O[]
Reverse description: Three crowns and three lis arranged centrifugally around a central rose, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: (lis) HANS (wedge) SCHVLTES[]RB
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock

Spatial metadata

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

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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