IOW-EF9A37: Post-Medieval Jetton: Unidentified Master

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JETTON

Unique ID: IOW-EF9A37

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and worn post-Medieval copper-alloy Nuremberg jetton of an unidentified master (1550-1700).

Obverse: Illegible; Three crowns alternating with three lis, arranged centrifugally around a central rose.

Reverse: Illegible; Imperial orb surmounted by a cross pattée within a tressure of three arches within a circle.

Diameter: 22.0mm. Weight: 0.91g.

Mitchiner, M. 1988. The Medieval Period And Nuremberg, Jetons Medalets & Tokens, Volume 1. Seaby: London.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1550
Date to: Exactly AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.91 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th October 2017 - Sunday 8th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-8-70

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Anonymous master period
Class: Nuremberg
Group: Rose/orb
Type: Anonymous master period (M1462-1472) - Anonymous master period: c. 1550 - c. 1700
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Three crowns alternating with three lis, arranged centrifugally around a central rose
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Imperial orb surmounted by a cross pattée within a tressure of three arches within a circle
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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