SUR-911882: Post medieval: Nuremberg jetton

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Unique ID: SUR-911882

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy Nuremberg jetton of Lion of St. Mark type, c 1500-1600.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 24.71 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B14-592

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Anonymous stock
Class: Nuremberg
Group: Lion of St Mark
Type: Unknown (M1093-1120a) - Anonymous stock: c. 1490 - c. 1585
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: A lozenge with three lis
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Lion of St. Mark facing left
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chieveley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4773
Four figure Latitude: 51.45403801
Four figure longitude: -1.32497782
1:25K map: SU4773
1:10K map: SU47SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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