SOM-D5B912: Post medieval jetton of Hans Schultes III

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JETTON

Unique ID: SOM-D5B912

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A post-medieval Nuremberg copper-alloy jetton of Hans Schultes III (fl. 1608-1612) dating to the period AD 1608-1612, of the 'Rose / orb' type, reverse legend: GLICK KUMPT VON GOT IST WAR (translated as: Happiness comes from God, is true). Mitchiner, (1998:411), no.1405. There is a small semi-circular clip from one side.

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 1608
Date to: Circa AD 1612

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 2.22 g
Diameter: 26.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Sunday 26th October 2014

Personal details

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

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: Imperial orb in double tressure of three arches and three points
Obverse inscription: HANS SCHVLTES ZU NVRENB
Reverse description: Rose encircled by three crowns alternating with three lis
Reverse inscription: GLICK KVMPT VON GOT IS WAR
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: South Somerset (District)
Parish or ward: Muchelney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST4423
Four figure Latitude: 51.00364849
Four figure longitude: -2.79948534
1:25K map: ST4423
1:10K map: ST42SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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