CORN-A4D618: jetton of Hans Schultes III (obverse)

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Unique ID: CORN-A4D618

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Copper alloy Nuremberg rose and orb jetton of Hans Schultes III, first record as a master on the 10th December, 1608, and last recorded on 4th September, 1612. The central rose has six petals on the obverse and the obverse legend has quaterfoil stops. The closest comparable example is Mitchener 1409, but the reverse legend is different at the end.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1608
Date to: Circa AD 1612

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.75 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Friday 31st December 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Hans Schultes III
Class: Nuremberg
Group: Rose/orb
Type: Hans Schultes III (M1402-1415): 1608-1612
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Three crowns alternately with three lis arranged centrifugally around a six-petalled rose
Obverse inscription: +GLICK+KVMPT+VON+GOT+ISTWAR
Reverse description: Imperial orb with cross pattee in a tressure of three arches, with three pairs of annulets on either side of each apex
Reverse inscription: *HANS:SCHVLTES:N:WEHR
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW9981
Four figure Latitude: 50.59403452
Four figure longitude: -4.84128156
1:25K map: SW9981
1:10K map: SW91SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Found while walking dogs along the coastal path near a mine shaft that had been resurfaced.
General landuse: Coastland
Specific landuse: Cliff and related features

References cited

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Audit data

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

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