NMS-AF4B83: Medieval French jetton probably shield of France type

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Unique ID: NMS-AF4B83

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy cast Medieval French Jetton. The jetton is probably a Shield of France type but the degree of wear and corrosion precludes a more detailed identification. Obverse; Flat-topped shield within inner circle surrounded by illegible legend. Detail within shield also illegible. Reverse; Triple stranded cross fleuretty within four-arched tressure. Circa 1400-1500 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Garry CRACE
Identified by: Mr Garry CRACE

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PastfindersI

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Near Lewes

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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