LEIC-872A58: 872A58.JPG jetton

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Unique ID: LEIC-872A58

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval copper alloy jetton (or Nuremberg Token) by Hans Krauwinkel. The object is 25mm in diameter and weighs 5g. The obverse shows a trifoliate crown surrounded by a circular border with an unreadable inscription. The reverse is damaged but shows three parallel lines which are traces of a cross.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Gaddesby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6813
Four figure Latitude: 52.710401
Four figure longitude: -0.994919
1:25K map: SK6813
1:10K map: SK61SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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