SOM-2C2B20: Post-medieval Nuremberg jetton of Hans Krauwinckel II

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JETTON

Unique ID: SOM-2C2B20

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn and bent post-medieval Nuremberg copper-alloy jetton of Hans Krauwinckel II (fl. 1586-1635) of the 'Rose / orb' type, 'GOTTES GABEN' legend, Mitchiner 1534ff.

This jetton has received a large perforation at the inner circle through the reverse at 11 o'clock, corresponding to 1 o'clock on the obverse.

Evidence of reuse: piercing

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.1 mm
Width: 19.5 mm
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 21.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 22377

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Hans Krauwinckel I
Class: Nuremberg
Group: Rose/orb
Type: GOTTES GABEN type (M1534-1539) - Hans Krauwinckel II: 1586-1635
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Three crowns, alternately with three lis, arranged centrifugally around a central rose
Obverse inscription: [HANNS KRAVWIN]CKEL IN N[...]
Reverse description: Imperial orb with double transverse bar surmounted by a cross patty, within a double trefoil
Reverse inscription: [GOT]TES . GA[BEN] SOL [MAN L...] ('One should praise God's gifts')
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: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Curry Rivel (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST3824
Four figure Latitude: 51.01202309
Four figure longitude: -2.88515801
1:25K map: ST3824
1:10K map: ST32SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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