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Cloth-mark; lead; (1): knight in full armour, St George, mounted on horse and brandishing scimitar, supine dragon below, horse has a tillet and trefoil device is near tail, inscribed around, scratched letters to right; (2): missing, rivet with part of bird, once crowned double-headed eagle; textile imprint.
- Production date
- 16thC-17thC (?)
Diameter: 35 millimetres (disc one)
- Curator's comments
- Several parallels are known from London (e.g. M.O.L. ABO92 acc. no. 1168), which fill aout the legend COM E DO I MANSF E NO DO I HE, and the device on the missing disc: a crown over a double-headed eagle displayed, R S to sides, SOE LIVE ..OE.. EVERaround (i.e. n the first stamp Comes at Dominus in Mansfeld et nobilis Dominus in Heldrungen - Count and Lord of Mansfeld and Noble Lord of Heldrungen; the significance of the second legend remains obscure).
St George and the gragon appear on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century coins of Mansfeld (and on a jetton dated 1564 from the town - Mitchiner 1988, 604 no. 2206).
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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