SOM-206511: Post medieval: jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: SOM-206511

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval copper alloy jetton made by Hanns Krauwinckel II of Nuremberg (Master 1586-1635), Rose/Orb design, reverse legend: GOTES REICH BLIBT EWICK (translated as: God's kingdom endures forever). Cf. Mitchiner (1988) p.441 ref.1542.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1586
Date to: Exactly AD 1635

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 20.4 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22149

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Hans Krauwinckel II
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Rose encircled by three lis alternating with three crowns
Obverse inscription: Rose HANN[S] KRAVWINCKEL IN NV
Reverse description: Imperial orb within a double tressure of three arches and three points
Reverse inscription: Rose GOTES REICH BLIBT EWICK
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

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

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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