LVPL-A91FC3: Medieval jetton: 'Moors Head' type

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JETTON

Unique ID: LVPL-A91FC3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy medieval jetton (c.AD 1300-1500). The jetton is extremely worn with few features recognisable. The obverse appears to depict a head so it is likely the jetton is 'Moor's Head' type French jetton. cf. Mitchiner 1988: 157-158, cf. nos. 368-378a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 21.5 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Jetton/ token data

Class: Early French or Italian
Group: Early French or Italian
Type: (M336-344, 345-364)/Not further defined - Unknown
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Moor's head facing right.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
District: Wrexham (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Rossett

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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