KENT-9DB685: Rose and orb jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: KENT-9DB685

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A heavily worn, abraded and folded copper-alloy jetton of Hans Schultes III (master 1608-1612). Rose/Orb type, As Mitchener 1403ff.

Obverse: Alternating crowns and lis with central rose. Legend: '+GL[ICK IST W]ALCZ[ET VN]D', Fortune is changeable. Reverse: A traditional imperial orb with cross patty in a tressure with three main arches and three pellets outside the tressure. Legend: [+HANS SC]HVLTES ZV [NVR]EN.

Measurements: 22.12mm in diameter, 0.35mm thick and 0.56g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1608
Date to: Circa AD 1612

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.35 mm
Weight: 0.56 g
Diameter: 22.12 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Issuer: Hans Schultes I
Class: Nuremberg
Group: Rose/orb
Type: Hans Schultes I (M1336-1376): 1553-1584
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Three crowns alternating with three lis around central rosette
Obverse inscription: +GL[ICK IST W]ALCZ[ET VN]D
Reverse description: A traditional imperial orb with cross patty in a tressure with three main arches and three pellets outside the tressure
Reverse inscription: [+HANS SC]HVLTES ZV [NVR]EN
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Hurstbourne Priors (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4645
Four figure Latitude: 51.20236818
Four figure longitude: -1.34297471
1:25K map: SU4645
1:10K map: SU44NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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