DOR-601B54: Medieval French Jetton

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JETTON

Unique ID: DOR-601B54

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A copper alloy French Jetton issued under Charles VII (1422-1461) of France dating to 1418-1450. Paschal lamb type of Bourges (Berry), obverse GETES SANS FALIR, Paschal lamb, reverse AmES DIEV ET LO, Cross pattee, lis in angles. Minted at Bourges.
Reference: Obverse - Mitchiner 1998, pg.199, no.558.
Date: Medieval.
Diameter: 23.5mm.
Thickness: 1.25mm.
Weight: 2.39g.
Die axis:

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1418
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.25 mm
Weight: 2.39 g
Diameter: 23.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 2018

Rally details.

This object was found at Piddletrenthide October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FRS 44

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: French
Group: Lamb of Berri
Type: (M497-504, 540-558, 563-564) - Unknown: c. 1373 - 1461
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Pashcal lamb facing left, nimbate and flag above.
Obverse inscription: + GETES *SANS* F[ALIR]
Reverse description: Simple cross patty with lis between each arm.
Reverse inscription: [AM]IE[- - - - -]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Piddletrenthide (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7199
Four figure Latitude: 50.78983684
Four figure longitude: -2.41278403
1:25K map: SY7199
1:10K map: SY79NW
Grid reference source: From finder
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

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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