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LIN-BD9343: Pin

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Unique ID: LIN-BD9343

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Probable copper alloy pin from a brooch or buckle. The pin is oval in cross-section, and a flattened "S" shape in plan, which is similar to the profile of a pin. The tip is broken. The other end terminates with a bulbous head, which has a slit up the upper part of the underside and half of the head. This appears to be later damage.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1499

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.81 mm
Width: 6.23 mm
Thickness: 6.52 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Braceby and Sapperton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0233
Four figure Latitude: 52.884796
Four figure longitude: -0.485589
1:25K map: TF0233
1:10K map: TF03SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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