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JETTON

Unique ID: SF-E3EA11

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy 'French Shield' jetton of Nuremberg Master Hans Schultes I, c.1580-1584 AD. As Mitchiner, 1988: nos. 1380-1381. The jetton has a circular perforation to one side of the flan.

Obverse: LIB:MICH:ALS:ICH:DIN (reversed C's), Shield of France bearing three fleur-de-lis, surmounted by a crown, enclosed by a scroll based on the collar of the Order of Saint Michael, within an inner circle.

Reverse: (wedge) mOA[B?]mOABOmABOmABAO (fictitious), Triple stranded straight cross fleuretty, a crown or lis in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle.

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 1580
Date to: Circa AD 1584

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.58 g
Diameter: 30.55 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Hans Schultes I
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Shield of France bearing three fleur-de-lis, surmounted by a crown, enclosed by a scroll based on the collar of the Order of Saint Michael, within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: LIB:MICH:ALS:ICH:DIN (reversed C's)
Reverse description: Triple stranded straight cross fleuretty, a crown or lis in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: (wedge) mOA[B?]mOABOmABOmABAO (fictitious)
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Wetherden

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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