GLO-7458B7: Jetton of the South Netherlands

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JETTON

Unique ID: GLO-7458B7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy jetton of the South Netherlands calling for vigilance that was struck in 1609 at the beginning of the twelve year truce between the Dutch Republic and the Spanish Netherlands (Mitchiner, 1991, 825-826)

Obv. Soldier with armour besides him, is on a drum.
Legend: QVIESCO CIƆ IƆ CIX S C
Rev. Mercury pulling the ear of a sleeping merchant to wake him.
Legend: PLVS VIGILA

Mitchiner, M, 1991 Jettons, Medalets and tokens: the low counties and France Hawkins Publications

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1609

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 5.04 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 31st December 2011 - Sunday 1st April 2012

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Anonymous master period
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Soldier with armour besides him, is on a drum
Obverse inscription: QVIESCO CIƆ IƆ CIX S C
Reverse description: Mercury pulling the ear of a sleeping merchant to wake him
Reverse inscription: PLVS VIGILA
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Ashleworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8125
Four figure Latitude: 51.923192
Four figure longitude: -2.277691
1:25K map: SO8125
1:10K map: SO82NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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