HAMP-028953: Medieval French jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: HAMP-028953

Object type certainty: Certain
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A slightly worn, corroded and bent later 14th/early 15th-century copper-alloy French medieval jetton of the 'Crown' type probably struck under Charles VI at Paris (1385 - c. 1422 AD; cf. Mitchiner 465)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1385
Date to: Circa AD 1422

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.2 mm
Width: 23.9 mm
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 2.38 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3210

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: French
Group: Crown
Type: (M460-481, 532-539, 567) - Unknown: 1385-1461
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Crown; on centre, trefoils
Obverse inscription: + AVE mARIA GRACIA : P
Reverse description: Triple-stranded straight cross fleuretty; in spandrels, '+ + +', '+ A +', '+V +', '+ S +'
Reverse inscription: None
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Amport (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3045
Four figure Latitude: 51.203429
Four figure longitude: -1.571977
1:25K map: SU3045
1:10K map: SU34NW
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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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