WAW-76AA96: Medieval  jetton: English (Obverse and reverse).

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JETTON

Unique ID: WAW-76AA96

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval jetton:copper alloy English jetton, minted between AD 1280 - 1350 (Mitchiner, 1998; 124-116). It is probably a jetton of Edward II (1307-27), a sterling head type similar to Mitchiner 121; Class XI 1310-1314. The jetton is in a very worn and corroded condition.

Mitchiner, M, 1988, 'Jetons, Medalets & Tokens: The Medieval Period and Nuremburg Volume One',

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1310
Date to: Circa AD 1314

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.12 g
Diameter: 20.49 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th February 2018 - Sunday 18th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: English
Group: Sterling/allied
Type: 1 Sterling head (M86-167) - Unknown - c. 1280 - c. 1340
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Bust within circle of pellets.
Obverse inscription: No legend.
Reverse description: Long cross patty, three pellets in each quarter. The S is possibe in the reverse.
Reverse inscription: OSOO / OSOO / OSOO / OSOO /

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Worfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7395
Four figure Latitude: 52.55216805
Four figure longitude: -2.39963477
1:25K map: SO7395
1:10K map: SO79NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Other

References cited

No references cited so far.

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