SUR-FF8A19: Medieval: Tournai jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: SUR-FF8A19

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A copper alloy French jetton, dating to the period AD 1488-1497. Obverse: four lis in lozenge, VIVE LE ROI VIVE LE ROI VIVE (Long Live the King, twice). Reverse: Cross patty feuilly spray, GETTES BIEN PAIES BIEN. Mint of Tournai or Paris. As Mitchiner (1988) nos. 584-600.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1488
Date to: Circa AD 1497

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.79 g
Diameter: 25.9 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: B16-557

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: Tournai (late)
Group: France Modern
Type: (M584-600) - Unknown: 1488-1497
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Four lis in a lozenge with trefoils around.
Obverse inscription: VIVE LE ROI VIVE LE ROI
Reverse description: Cross patty feuilly spray.
Reverse inscription: GETTES BIEN PAIES BIEN
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Crondall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7847
Four figure Latitude: 51.21688208
Four figure longitude: -0.88459237
1:25K map: SU7847
1:10K map: SU74NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Mitchiner, M. 1991 Jetons, Medalets and Tokens: The Low Countries and France London Hawkins Publications 584-600

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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