French Jettons

JETTON
Unique ID:
PUBLIC-F88653
Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
 Chronology
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1450
 Coin data (numismatics)
Class: French
Group: France Ancient
Type: (M417-434b) - Unknown: 1364-1380
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Heater shaped shield with granulated edge charged with the Arms of France Ancient (in this case six lis) with small crown above, initial cross patte
Reverse description: Probably a cross fleury with a lis at the end of each arm, and with a rosette with five petals in each angle
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
 Spatial data
Region: South East (European Region) 
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County) 
District: Swale (District) 
Parish or ward: Sheldwich (Civil Parish) 
 Description

Copper alloy Jetton. Hammered French Jetton, probably issue of 1350-1450, cf. Barnard 1917/reissued 1980, plate 6 nos 40-42. Same one bottom of this page : Reference 

 Dimensions and weight
Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 21 mm
 Materials and construction
Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete
 Personal details
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
 Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd August 2015

 Coin references
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 Site
Medway History Finders MDC - Arable

JETTON
Unique ID:
PUBLIC-C0F055
Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
 Chronology
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1385
 Coin data (numismatics)
Class: French
Group: France Ancient
Type: (M620) - Jean de Cuents: c. 1415 - c. 1497
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Shield of France ancient bearing 4 lis arranged 3-1, pellet either side of E above and in spandrels
Obverse inscription: Probably +IOA DE CVMENTS TODV ODV D
Reverse description: Double stranded accurate cross fleuretty with central open quatrefoil all in 4 arched tressure.
Reverse inscription: In inner angles A and external O.
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
 Spatial data
Region: South East (European Region) 
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County) 
District: Sevenoaks (District) 
Parish or ward: Fawkham (Civil Parish) 
 Description

Copper alloy Jetton. Hammered early French Jetton, very close to Mitchener 620 signed by Jean de Cuents as moneyer, circa 1385 AD. Obv; shield of France ancient bearing 4 lis arranged 3-1, pellet either side of E above and in spandrels. legend probably +IOA DE CVMENTS TODV ODV D: Rev; Double stranded accurate cross fleuretty with central open quatrefoil all in 4 arched tressure. In inner angles A and external O.

 Dimensions and weight
Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.27 g
Diameter: 29 mm
 Materials and construction
Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
 Personal details
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
 Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 17th May 2016

 Coin references
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 Site
Pasture 2

JETTON
Unique ID:
PUBLIC-022670
Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
 Chronology
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1497
Date to: Circa AD 1521
 Coin data (numismatics)
Class: Tournai (late)
Group: Not further defined
Denomination: Jetton
Reverse description: Cross patty with broad ends with floral ornaments in each angle
Reverse inscription: Fictitious legends
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
 Spatial data
Region: South East (European Region) 
County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority) 
District: Medway (Unitary Authority) 
Parish or ward: Rochester West (Unitary Authority Ward) 
 Description

A late medieval French copper-alloy Jetton, possible 'rose shield of Tournai' of intermediate fabric, struck under Louis XII (1497-1515) and the early years of Francis I (1515-1547), and dating to 1497-1521. Reverse: cross patty with broad ends with floral ornaments in each angle, fictitious legends, similar to Mitchiner 718ff, 1497-1521. Reverse is the same as record : NMS-9CE3C6

 Dimensions and weight
Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.43 mm
Weight: 4.52 g
Diameter: 28 mm
 Materials and construction
Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
 Personal details
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
 Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th November 2018

 Coin references
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 Site
Pasture 3

JETTON
Unique ID:
PUBLIC-BE8029
Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
 Chronology
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1596
Date to: Circa AD 1600
 Coin data (numismatics)
Class: French
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: The King of France, in armour and brandishing a sword, riding triumphant to right over a battlefield strewn with weapons. He is wearing a commander's scarf.
Reverse description: Two round-based shields, of France and Navarre, flanking a drawn sword, point upwards, between two laurel branches; the blade passes through the open crown and the point penetrates a heavenly chaplet set among clouds from which proceed rays and laurel and
Reverse inscription: VICTORIA
 Spatial data
Region: South East (European Region) 
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County) 
District: Maidstone (District) 
Parish or ward: Boughton Monchelsea (Civil Parish) 
 Description

A post medieval copper alloy jetton of Henry IV of France, possibly dated c.1596 AD. The obverse depicts the King of France, in armour and brandishing a sword, riding triumphant to right over a battlefield strewn with weapons. He is wearing a commander's scarf. On the flank of his horse are the two shields of France and Navarre. In very poor condition .These were used as medallions and struck at Nuremburg in commemoration of Henry IV's victory at Arques in 1589 AD .Measures 25-27 mm diameter by 1.2mm thick. Weight = 2.70g. A parallel can be found on the PAS database: BH-DF7C22 & LON-8BFE62

 Dimensions and weight
Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 2.7 g
Diameter: 26 mm
 Materials and construction
Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
 Personal details
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
 Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd July 2017

 Coin references
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 Site
Medway History Finders MDC - Orchard

English Jettons

JETTON
Unique ID:
PUBLIC-824D69
Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
 Chronology
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1302
Date to: Circa AD 1310
Period of reuse: MEDIEVAL
 Coin data (numismatics)
Class: English
Group: Sterling/allied
Type: 1 Sterling head (M86-167) - Unknown - c. 1280 - c. 1340
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Kings bust, Border of pellets
Reverse description: A long cross patonce with six pellets in each angle arranged as five-petalled flowers; border of pellets
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
 Spatial data
Region: London (European Region) 
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority) 
District: Bexley (London Borough) 
Parish or ward: St. Mary's (London Borough Ward)
 Description

A very worn and pierced medieval copper-alloy English jetton. King's bust type, Series 2c Edwardian Fox Class 10, reverse type 22-24, dating c. 1302-1310 AD. Probably minted at London. Obverse: Kings bust within border of pellets. Reverse A long cross patonce with six pellets in each angle arranged as five-petalled flowers; border of pellets. The jetton measures 21.3 mm in diameter, and weighs 1.45 g.

Obverse Reference : 11,12,13 Reverse Reference :  22,23,24

 Dimensions and weight
Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.45 g
Diameter: 21.3 mm
 Materials and construction
Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
 Personal details
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
 Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th December 2016

 Coin references
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 Site
Pasture 1a

JETTON
Unique ID:
PUBLIC-1B944C
Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
 Chronology
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1279
Date to: Circa AD 1400
 Coin data (numismatics)
Class: English
Group: Sterling/allied
Type: Other - Unknown: c. 1280 - c. 1340
Denomination: Jetton
Obverse description: Fleur de lis, within border of pellets/fictitious legend
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Cross Fleurty to edge of flan
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
 Spatial data
Region: South East (European Region) 
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County) 
District: Sevenoaks (District) 
Parish or ward: Fawkham (Civil Parish) 
 Description

A copper-alloy English Jetton of Medieval date c.AD 1279-1400. Possibly Fleur de lis obverse type relating to Mernick series 4m No. 10/9. Obverse: A fleur-de-lis in the centre surrounded by an inner circle, a fictitious legend decorates the outer circle consisting of a few pellets. Reverse: Triple stranded cross fleurety.

 Dimensions and weight
Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.77 mm
Weight: 3.75 g
Diameter: 30.2 mm
 Materials and construction
Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Fragment
 Personal details
Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
Secondary identifier: Mr Jo Ahmet
 Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th August 2018

 Coin references
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 Site
Pasture 2b

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