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JETTON

Unique ID: SF-B5A617

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper-alloy Nuremberg 'Lion of St Mark' type jetton, anonymous stock issue with fictitious legends, dating c. 1500-1570. Obverse: Lion of St Mark standing left, nimbate and holding book of gospels, standing within inner solid border (which the halo does not break). Reverse: imperial orb within trilobe. C.f Mitchiner nos. 1098-1099, and BUC-80BDD5 on the PAS database (though this example has no rosettes in the obverse field).

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: 3.6 g
Diameter: 26.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th 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 left, nimbate, holding book of gospels, halo not breaking inner circle
Obverse inscription: Fictitious, [.....]ROA[...]
Reverse description: Imperial orb within trilobe
Reverse inscription: Fictitious, [...]LVOA[...]

Spatial metadata

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

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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