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JETTON

Unique ID: SF-6F6A49

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn copper-alloy 'sterling bust' type English jetton of Mernick's obv/rev type 2d.30/53, dating c. 1280-1340. Obv: crowned bust facing within border, pseudo-legend of pellets around. Rev: long cross with triple-stranded ends quartering jetton, cinquefoil in each angle within inner border, pseudo-legend of pellets around.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.75 g
Diameter: 21.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th November 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's ref 4/12/2016

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Group: Sterling/allied
Type: 1 Sterling head (M86-167) - Unknown - c. 1280 - c. 1340
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing within border, pseudo-legend of pellets around
Reverse description: Long cross with triple-stranded ends quartering jetton, cinquefoil in each angle within inner border, pseudo-legend of pellets around

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Freckenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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