DEV-07F309: Medieval french Jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: DEV-07F309

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A Late medieval Copper alloy french Jetton, Tournai (late), dating to c.AD 1373-1437. AVE MARIA GRASIA PLENA obverse type, depicting a stylised Chatel Tournai, reverse depicting a triple stranded straiht cross fleuretty within a four-arched tressure. Mint of Tournai. cf. Mitchiner 1988: 187 no. 505-507.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1373
Date to: Circa AD 1437

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.39 g
Diameter: 24.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 017619

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: Tournai (late)
Group: Chatel Tournois
Type: (M505-518, 559-562) - Unknown: c. 1373 - 1437
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Chatel Tournai
Obverse inscription: AVE MARIA GRASIA PLENA
Reverse description: Triple stranded straiht cross fleuretty within a four-arched tressure
Reverse inscription: A/[V/E]/ D
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Poltimore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX9596
Four figure Latitude: 50.75406999
Four figure longitude: -3.48987488
1:25K map: SX9596
1:10K map: SX96SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: DEV
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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