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Unique ID: SF-0175E6

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An incomplete copper-alloy Nuremburg jetton of 'French shield' type issued for Hans Schultes I, dating c. 1554-1584. Mitchiner nos. 1378-1381. The jetton has been pierced at around 5 o'clock on its obverse face.

Evidence of reuse: pierced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1554
Date to: Circa AD 1584
Period of reuse: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.71 g
Diameter: 28.12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th December 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Hans Schultes I
Class: Nuremberg
Group: French shield
Type: Hans Schultes I (M1378-1381): 1553-1584
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Arms of France surmounted by crown, foliate motifs in spandrels
Obverse inscription: LIB: MICH: ALS: ICH: DIH (C's reversed)
Reverse description: Triple stranded cross fleuretty, crowns and fleurs in angles
Reverse inscription: [DA]S: SIN: RECHEN PNIBX
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Risby

Spatial coordinates

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

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Updated: 2 years ago

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