SF-103916: Uncertain Nuremberg jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: SF-103916

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy jetton, possibly from Nuremberg, of Post-Medieval date, c.16th century AD. Not listed in Mitchiner, however the obverse type of Imperial Orb is typical of Nuremberg Rose and Orb jettons, while the reverse type finds parallels in examples published from Salisbury (Saunders, 2001: nos. 204, 204, 209-210, 223).

Obverse: Alternating R's and five pointed rosettes for the legend, An Imperial orb surmounted by a cross pattee, within a double stranded trefoil, all within an inner circle.

Reverse: Alternating R S for the legend, Three lis arranged centrifugally, a trefoil formed from three annulats in each angle, all within an inner circle.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.01 g
Diameter: 25.09 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Hessett

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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