CORN-0D4B2D: shield of France modern jetton (obverse)

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JETTON

Unique ID: CORN-0D4B2D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy shield of France modern jetton under Charles VI (1380-1422), dating from 1385-c.1415/22, rosette stop after MARIA, struck at Tournai.

Cf. Mitchiner p.177, no.452

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 25.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th June 2018 - Wednesday 6th June 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

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: Two stars above and beside shield of France modern with three lis
Obverse inscription: +A○VE MARIA*GRACIA PL
Reverse description: Triple stranded straight cross fleuretty within four arched tressure, rosette in each outer angle
Reverse inscription: None
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hayle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW5638
Four figure Latitude: 50.19163314
Four figure longitude: -5.41984988
1:25K map: SW5638
1:10K map: SW58SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: 4 months ago

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