HOOKED TAG

Unique ID: YORYM-A30296

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An incomplete cast copper alloy hooked tag of post-medieval date. The hooked tag is of Reads Class E, Type 3 being circular in plan. The main plate is circular with a raised central design of a double rose. A trapezoidal attachment loop projects from the upper edge of the main plate and a worn break is present on the opposite edge from which the hook would have extended. The reverse of the object is concave and undecorated.
The metal has a dark reddish-brown patina and is worn. The hooked tag is 19.3mm long, 14.4mm wide, 2.5mm thick and weighs 1.1g.
A similar example is illustrated in Read, p.96, no.345 and are dated to the early post-medieval period.

Class: Class E, Type 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Length: 19.3 mm
Width: 14.4 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths - [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]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire And The Humber
County: North Yorkshire
District: Hambleton
To be known as: Crayke

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: Monday 21st May 2012
Updated: Thursday 24th May 2012

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