BUC-576902: Post-medieval Nuremberg jetton (Wolf Lauffer I)

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Unique ID: BUC-576902

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A copper-alloy post-medieval 'rose / orb' jetton struck by Wolf Lauffer I (fl. c. AD 1583-1601), rose/orb type, at Nuremberg, Mitchiner 1677-1679

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1583
Date to: Exactly AD 1601

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 20.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jennifer Moss
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Wolf Lauffer I
Class: Nuremberg
Group: Rose/orb
Type: Wolf Lauffer I (M1672-1679): 1554-1601
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Three lis and three crowns arranged alternately, centrifugally around a rose formed of six bilobed petals
Obverse inscription: + WVLF + LAVFER + IN + NVRNBERG
Reverse description: Orb surmounted by cross patty within elaborate double trefoil
Reverse inscription: + AN GTES + SEGEN + IST + ALES G
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tyringham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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