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Copper alloy jeton, French (Tournai): CM.184-2023

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Copper alloy jeton, French (Tournai)


State: France




Pierced, suggesting that it may have had a secondary use as jewellery in late medieval England


History note: Found by donor in Willingham, 7 April 2023

Measurements and weight

Weight: 4.16 g

Place(s) associated

  • Tournai

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2023) by Daugherty, Louise


15th Century
1400 - 1499

Materials used in production

Copper allloy

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: lettering around a crown

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: ornate cross in quatrefoil with crown in each outer angle

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.184-2023
Primary reference Number: 313133
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Audit data

Created: Friday 18 August 2023 Updated: Monday 21 August 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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