SF-0BEFA5: Post-medieval jetton

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Unique ID: SF-0BEFA5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy jetton. Both obverse and reverse are very worn and the jetton has been pierced.

Obverse: PIETATE ET IVSTITIA Two columns with an oval shield containing three fleur de lys surmounted by a crown between them. To either side laurel sprays rising from a cornucopia and below the exergue another laurel spray.

Reverse: []TERRI[]LIS[] Image not visible and no parallel can be found for the legend.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1580
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.41 g
Diameter: 28.64 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Justine Biddle
Identified by: Miss Justine Biddle

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Nr Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
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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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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