SOM-93AE21: Post Medieval Jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: SOM-93AE21

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval copper alloy jetton, anonymous stock type issued at Nuremberg, French shield / Orb type, c.1500-1525 AD, Mitchiner (1988) p.358, group 21a3, no.1091. The edges are chipped in places and there is a large circular hole half way between the edge and centre at 10 o'clock on the obverse, 2 o'clock on the reverse.

Evidence of reuse: Pierced

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 1525
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.48 g
Diameter: 30.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th September 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 020859

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Anonymous stock
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Crowned shield, straight topped and round based, with three fluer de lis on it, to either side of the shield are sexfoil flowers flanked by three leaved sprays.
Obverse inscription: [...]BRE[...]I[...]RDnERB
Reverse description: Small orb topped with cross pattee within double treeuse of three arches and three points, small annulets in the spandrels
Reverse inscription: NOBVnEB nOEBVROBE On[...]. double annulet stops
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

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

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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