SOM-669BB5: Post medieval jetton made by Hans Krauwinckel II

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JETTON

Unique ID: SOM-669BB5

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Post medieval copper alloy jetton made by Hans Krauwinckel II of Nuremberg (Master 1586-1635), Rose/Orb design, reverse legend: GOTTES GABEN SOL MAN LOB (translated as 'Gods gifts should be the target of mans praise' or 'One should praise the gifts of God'). Cf. Mitchiner (1988) p.441 ref.1539. The edge is chipped.

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 1586
Date to: Circa AD 1635

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 0.48 g
Diameter: 20.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 2nd April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC reciept 22080

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Hans Krauwinckel II
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Rose encircled by three lis alternating with three crowns
Obverse inscription: HANNS KRAVWINCKEL IN NV
Reverse description: Imperial orb within a tressure of three arches and three points
Reverse inscription: + GOTT[ES] GABEN SOL MAN LOB, damage to the die over the O of SOL makes it look like a C
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alverdiston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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