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Unique ID: SF-D61C54

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy English jetton dating to the Medieval period, c. 1280-1340. 'Sterling bust' series, Mernick obv/rev type 2d.44/41.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1280
Date to: Circa AD 1340

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 18.35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 17th May 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Group: Sterling/allied
Type: 1 Sterling head (M86-167) - Unknown - c. 1280 - c. 1340
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing, pseudo-legend of pellets around
Reverse description: Long cross quartering jetton, cinquefoil in each angle

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: West Stow

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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