WREX-C3ACAC: Medieval jetton from the time of Edward II (1307-1327)

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JETTON

Unique ID: WREX-C3ACAC

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy jetton from the time of Edward II (1307-27): obverse three lions of England passant-guardant (type 5), as per Berry, 1974, pl. 3, 10. The reverse has an Exchequer Board, with fleur-de-lys at corners (type 9) as per Berry 1974 pl.3, 1. The jetton appears to be pierced at the centre.

Diameter: 22mm. Weight: 2.96g

Reference: George Berry, Medieval English Jettons London, Spink, 1974.

Notes:

Object recorded from emailed image only.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1307
Date to: Circa AD 1327

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.96 g
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th November 2017 - Thursday 16th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susie White
Identified by: Dr Susie White
Secondary identifier: Mr Edward Besly

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Type: 5 Lion/s passant (inc. in shield) (M178-179, 181, 183, 198-200, 212-214) - Unknown: c. 1280 - c. 1340
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Three lions of England passant-guardant
Reverse description: Exchequer board with fleur de lys at corners

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Carmarthenshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Llangathen

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: Found during renovation work on a barn.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WREX
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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