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 Top, Medallion found by Caroline Bird 24 February 2018. It was in a field north of East Road in East Mersea. The date on the coin is 1550.

Chris Wheeler provided the lower images of a similar medallion, and said It is a Jetton. The 'M' is the mark of Margareta Van Oostenrijk who was an Austrian Governor of the Netherlands in the early 16th century. 

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Top, Medallion found by Caroline Bird 24 February 2018. It was in a field north of East Road in East Mersea. The date on the coin is 1550.
Chris Wheeler provided the lower images of a similar medallion, and said "It is a Jetton. The 'M' is the mark of Margareta Van Oostenrijk who was an Austrian Governor of the Netherlands in the early 16th century".
From Facebook Mersea Locals.
Date: 24 February 2018      


Photo: Mersea Museum
Image ID IA01_741


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.