SOM-831086: Post Medieval jetton of Hans Krauwinckel I

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Unique ID: SOM-831086

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Post medieval copper alloy jetton made by Hans Krauwinckel of Nuremberg (Master 1562 to 1586) dating to the period 1580 to 1586, Rose/Orb design, reverse legend unclear. Not in Mitchiner with this obverse legend. The jetton is bent round into a semi-circle.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1580
Date to: Exactly AD 1586

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.04 g
Diameter: 24.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 17022

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Hans Krauwinckel I
Class: Nuremberg
Group: Rose/orb
Type: Hans Krauwinckel I (M1486-1491) - Hans Krauwinckel I: 1562-1586
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Rose encircled by three lis alternating with three crowns
Obverse inscription: HAN[S] KRAVWINC[K]EL IN [NVR]BE
Reverse description: Imperial orb in double tressure of three arches and three points
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Alvediston CP

Spatial coordinates

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

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Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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