BUC-A1F214: Jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: BUC-A1F214

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper alloy jeton, 27mm in diameter. This is probably a sun moon and stars jeton, a design reoccurs from the early 1700s through to the 19th century. Obv: Traces of a rayed sun opposite an equally rayed and crescent moon, on a ground of small stars. A boardered inscription reads ’NON SOLVM’. Rev: This is difficult to see but appears to be a fist, extending from a cloud with rays. The inscription, where visible reads ‘FAMAM EXTEND R…..’

Class: Redwing counter
Inscription: ’NON SOLVM’ & ‘FAMAM EXTEND R…..’

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: retained by finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1899

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 27 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st October 2003

Personal details

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Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Jetton/ token data

Class: Nuremberg
Group: Allegorical
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Traces of a rayed sun opposite an equally rayed and crescent moon, on a ground of small stars.
Obverse inscription: NON SOLVM
Reverse description: This is difficult to see but appears to be a fist, extending from a cloud with rays.
Reverse inscription: FAMAM EXTEND R[…]

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Hanslope

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: As part of Paul Manning's Hanslope Project
Current location: retained by finder

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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