PIN

Unique ID: LIN-4E8017

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Early Medieval copper alloy pin. The head is faceted biconical with nine ringed-dots. There is a collar beneath the head. Only a part of the circular-sectioned shaft is preserved.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon [scope notes| view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 850

Dimensions and weight

Length: 13 mm
Width: 6 mm
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 0.98 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th May 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Amelie Vallee - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Amelie Vallee - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Anglo-Saxon copper alloy pin

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Lincolnshire
District: East Lindsey
To be known as: near Louth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 17th May 2012
Updated: Friday 25th May 2012

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