KENT-18B1C9: Jetton  of hans schultes

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JETTON

Unique ID: KENT-18B1C9

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A partially worn Post-Medieval copper-alloy jetton of issued at Nuremberg by Hanns Schultes III, 1608-1612. Rose and orb type, '+GLICK KVMPT VON GOT IST WAR', (translated as: Truly, Happiness comes from God.) quatrefoil stops and initial marks. As Mitchiner (1988) no. 1405, but different stops as seen on HAMP-A5CBA8, SUR-3C85A4 and CORN-A4D618. One side of the jetton is heavily worn while the other remains clear.

Measurements: 22.08mm in diameter, 0.52mm thick and 0.82g in weight.

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 1608
Date to: Circa AD 1612

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.52 mm
Weight: 0.82 g
Diameter: 22.08 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 III
Class: Nuremberg
Group: Rose/orb
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Alternating crowns and lis with central rose
Obverse inscription: +GLICK KVMPT VON+GOT+IST+WAR
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:S]CHV[LTES:__]VN[__]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Lenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9052
Four figure Latitude: 51.23554288
Four figure longitude: 0.72028556
1:25K map: TQ9052
1:10K map: TQ95SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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