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JETTON

Unique ID: LIN-D9D790

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy French jetton dating to the Medieval period (c. AD 1385-1422). Obverse description: Shield of France Modern - with three lis. Obverse inscription: AVE MARIA GRACIA [...] D. Reverse description: A single-stranded cross with lis terminals in a quatrefoil frame, star in angles. The jetton has been broken and bent at 11 o'clock on the obverse.

Overall dimensions: 27.75mm in diameter and 3.92g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1385
Date to: Circa AD 1422

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.92 g
Diameter: 27.75 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: French
Group: France Modern
Type: (M440-459, 521-531a, 565-566, 579) - Unknown: 1385 -1488
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Shield of France Modern - with three lis
Obverse inscription: AVE MARIA * GRACIA [...] D
Reverse description: A single-stranded cross with lis terminals in a quatrefoil frame, star in angles.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Hogsthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF5473
Four figure Latitude: 53.23171135
Four figure longitude: 0.30574724
1:25K map: TF5473
1:10K map: TF57SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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