IOW-1A28AC: Post-Medieval Jetton of Hans Krauwinckel II

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JETTON

Unique ID: IOW-1A28AC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete post-Medieval copper-alloy Jetton of Hans Krauwinckel II (master 1586-1635). Barnard pl. 32 no. 61 (referenced in Mitchiner 1988, p. 460).

Obverse: MORS VLTIMA; Death (in the form of a skeleton) standing behind a rich lady, to her left a flower in bloom, to his right a wilting flower

Reverse: EST ARBORI SPES: SI PRAECISA FVERIT RVRSVM VIRESCIT; HK in exergue; Tree

Diameter: 27.5mm. Weight: 3.01g. DA=12:12.

Mitchiner suggests it may be related to a biblical series issued in the 1590's.

Mitchiner, M. 1988. The Medieval Period And Nuremberg, Jetons Medalets & Tokens, Volume 1. Seaby: London.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1590
Date to: Circa AD 1599

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.01 g
Diameter: 27.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd March 2015 - Sunday 22nd March 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2015-1-137

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Hans Krauwinckel II
Class: Nuremberg
Group: Other
Type: Hans Krauwinckel II: 1586-1635
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Death standing behind a rich lady, to her left a flower in bloom, to his right a wilting flower
Obverse inscription: MORS VLTIMA
Reverse description: Tree
Reverse inscription: EST ARBORI SPES: SI PRAECISA FVERIT RVRSVM VIRESCIT; HK in exergue
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Cub rally
Current location: finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mitchiner, M. 1988 Jetons, Medalets and Tokens: The Medieval Period and Nuremberg London Hawkins Publications 460

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Audit data

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

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