PUBLIC-982B65: Post Med spur arm fragment

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SPUR

Unique ID: PUBLIC-982B65

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete cast copper alloy spur dating from the post-medieval period, c. AD 1500-1700. The item comprises the broken terminal end of one spur arm. The arm is oval in cross-section with two loops in a figure of eight arrangement at the terminal which is joined to the centre of the arm. There is a bar at the end of the spur arm where it joins the loop section extending beyond the arm on both sides. The item is a dark green and brown colour. 

Measurements :- Length 26.31mm, Width (arm) 5.61mm, Thickness (arm) 2.41mm,  - Loops 12.84mm x 9.15, Weight 2.9g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.31 mm
Width: 5.61 mm
Thickness: 2.41 mm
Weight: 2.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th April 2016

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
Parish or ward: St. Andrew, Ilketshall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM3687
Four figure Latitude: 52.43000277
Four figure longitude: 1.47007037
1:25K map: TM3687
1:10K map: TM38NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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