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JETTON

Unique ID: SF-4BD445

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn but complete Post-Medieval copper-alloy 'anonymous stock' Nuremberg jetton dating c. 1500-1570. 'Lion of St Mark type', c.f Mitchiner nos. 1093-1120, see also LIN-737A01 for an example with similar obverse legends.

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1570

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.8 g
Diameter: 27.09 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th July 2017

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: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Class: Nuremberg
Group: Lion of St Mark
Type: Unknown (M1093-1120a) - Anonymous stock: c. 1490 - c. 1585
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Lion of St Mark nimbate left holding book of gospels, halo breaking inner circle
Obverse inscription: SAN[.....]
Reverse description: Imperial Orb within trilobe, annulets in spandrels
Reverse inscription: [...]R[...]N[....]

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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