LON-59C4A4: An incomplete Medieval copper-alloy English jetton of Edward I, Mernick Class 1a3 reverse 6, dating to AD1279-1282. (Mitchiner 1988:107, refs: 171)

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JETTON

Unique ID: LON-59C4A4

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An incomplete Medieval copper-alloy English jetton of Edward I, Mernick Class 1a3 reverse 6, dating to AD1279-1282. (Mitchiner 1988:107, refs: 171)

Obverse: Shield bearing 3 lions passant, accosted by lis: border, strokes and rosettes.

Reverse: Triple stranded cross fleury, with a star or cresent in each angle: border, ornament in each segment.

Dimensions: diameter: 25.93mm; weight: 0.71g.

Another Edward I, Class 1a jetton on the database is SF-0CA59C.Mitchiner, M. 1988. The Medieval Period And Nuremberg, Jetons Medalets & Tokens, Volume 1. Seaby: London.

Class: English

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1279
Date to: Circa AD 1282

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 14.2 mm
Weight: 0.71 g
Diameter: 25.93 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Type: Early wardrobe (M168-174) - Unknown: c. 1280 - c. 1300
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Shield bearing 3 lions passant, accosted by lis: border, strokes and rosettes.
Reverse description: Triple stranded cross fleury, with a star or cresent in each angle: border, ornament in each segment.
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Wandsworth (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Thamesfield (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2475
Four figure Latitude: 51.46040223
Four figure longitude: -0.21650964
1:25K map: TQ2475
1:10K map: TQ27NW
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: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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