Find of medieval jetton in Warwick

Description of this historic site

Find of a medieval jetton or reckoning counter in the St Laurence Avenue area of Warwick.

Notes about this historic site

1 Find of a medieval jetton used with an abacus or counting board of the period of Edward II. In the medieval period when accounts were written down with Roman figures instead of the Arabic figures used today, it was difficult to add, subtract, multiply or divide sums of money, so this was carried out on a counting board.

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