|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Medieval French token|
A medieval jetton inscribed with the arms of France in a circle and the legend AVE MARIA GRACIA.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 9163 3091|
|Parish:||FAKENHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Pre February 1984. North of Rudham Stile Lane.
Details of finding not given.
French jetton, copper alloy. Obverse: Heater shield with arms of France in circle. Pellets on spaces between shield and circle. Legend - meant to be AVE MARIA GRACIA. Reverse: Cross of three strands fleur de lisee in quatrefoil with pellets in
spandrels. In angle of cross fleur de lis, A,V, (and presumably E).
No exact parallel in (S1).
E. M. James (KLM) 2 March 1984.
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- TOKEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|<S1>||Publication: Barnard, F. P. 1916. The casting-counter and the counting-board: a chapter in the history of numismatics and early arithmetic. |
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