SF-7CEAD7: Post-Medieval jetton: Nuremberg of the 'Rose/orb' type,

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JETTON

Unique ID: SF-7CEAD7

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

A complete Post Medieval copper-alloy Nuremberg jetton of the 'Rose/orb' type, anonymous issue.

Obverse: Rose surrounded by three fleur-de-lis alternating with three crowns

Reverse: Imperial orb surmounted by a cross within an ornamental tressure that has three main arches.

This jetton can be dated to the period AD 1500-1550 by Mitchiner (1988, p. 377)

Diameter: 24.03 mm

Thickness: 0.77 mm

Weight: 1.44 g

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: Exactly AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.77 mm
Weight: 1.44 g
Diameter: 24.03 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 3rd August 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: RLM 059
Other reference: Finders reference SS14 045

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Class: Nuremberg
Group: Rose/orb
Type: Unknown (M1190-1286c, 1294-1298) - Anonymous stock: c. 1490 - c. 1585
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Rose surrounded by three fleur-de-lis alternating with three crowns
Obverse inscription: Unclear
Reverse description: Imperial orb surmounted by a cross within an ornamental tressure that has three main arches.
Reverse inscription: Unclear

Spatial metadata

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

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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