Finds at Leiston Abbey

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Registered Find Basics


    • This copper alloy French Jetton was recovered from the fill of a post-medieval rubbish pit, which is conducive to the deposition of this find. A jetton of the ship/shield type, this was most likely struck in Paris in the reign of Charles VIII (1483-1497). Obverse: galleon ship and four flour de lis within a diamond. Reverse: Profile view of a sailing ship. Both sides appear to be surrounded by different legends in a nonsense Lombardic script.
      • Stuart Noon
    • 22-9-2014

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  • Context: LA_9005
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    • Backfill - Fill of post-medieval rubbish pit [9016]
    • Matthew Juddery
    • 17-7-2014