CORN-56F841: French shield jetton (obverse)

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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JETTON

Unique ID: CORN-56F841

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy Nuremburg jetton of the 'French shield' type, anonymous stock, dating from c.AD 1500-1525.

Obverse: (Ficitious legend) BEOLE:AVE:VBOLEN:VBOLE, Shield of France charged with three lis around central pellet, surmounted by a crown that interrupts the legend, with pellets and fleurets either side of the shield and within an inner circle.

Reverse: (Fictitious legend) BEOLENEOBVNEOBVNEOBVNEO, An Imperial orb surmounted by a cross pattee within a double stranded trefoil, all within an inner circle. Mitchiner, 1988: nos.1085-6.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1525

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th February 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Anonymous stock
Class: Nuremberg
Group: French shield
Type: Unknown (M1069-1092a) - Anonymous stock: c. 1490 - c. 1585
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Shield of France charged with three lis around central pellet, surmounted by a crown that interrupts the legend, with pellets and fleurets either side of the shield and within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: BEOLE:AVE:VBOLEN:VBOLE
Reverse description: Imperial orb surmounted by a cross pattee within a double stranded trefoil, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: BEOLENEOBVNEOBVNEOBVNEO
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Landulph (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX4263
Four figure Latitude: 50.44551616
Four figure longitude: -4.22666552
1:25K map: SX4263
1:10K map: SX43NW
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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