WILT-7FA1B2: Medieval Jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: WILT-7FA1B2

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A complete copper-alloy medieval Nuremberg 'Ship-penny' jetton dating to the period AD 1490-1550. Obverse type depicting a ship, with stern castle on the left and bow castle is on the right. The legends are largely illegible. Reverse type depicting four fleurs de lis in a lozenge. A similar example is illustrated in Mitchiner M. (1988), p. 372, no. 1166. The jetton has a diameter of 25.98 mm, a thickness of 0.44 mm and weighs 1.73 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1490
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.44 mm
Weight: 1.73 g
Diameter: 25.98 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helen Baker
Identified by: Ms Helen Baker

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5214

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: Nuremberg
Group: Ship penny
Type: Unknown (M1121-1189, 1292-1293) - Anonymous stock: c. 1490 - c. 1585
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Ship with stern flag on the left and bow castle is on the right.
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
Parish or ward: Little Waldingfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9245
Four figure Latitude: 52.07007739
Four figure longitude: 0.79992508
1:25K map: TL9245
1:10K map: TL94NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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