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JETTON

Unique ID: SF-67B048

Object type certainty: Certain
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Large French jetton showing 'four lis in a lozenge' obverse, with legend on margin, and a reverse with legend. This is extremely worn and the legends and reverse motif are indecipherable. This example is damaged at 12 o'clock position and may have been holed at that point. Late fifteenth century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: Circa AD 1480
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 2.81 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Plunkett
Identified by: Dr Tom Plunkett

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Jetton/ token data

Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: 4 lis in a lozenge, marginal inscription
Obverse inscription: Worn out
Reverse description: Unknown, worn out
Reverse inscription: Worn out but was present

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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