NLM-E8D46B: Medieval annular brooch

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Unique ID: NLM-E8D46B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Gold annular brooch. A tiny plain round-section frame of thickness 1.5mm with a cast collared pin set at a constriction – whether the frame or the pin was closed to achieve this is uncertain. The collar on the pin is finely textured, perhaps with vegetal ornament. Suggested date: Medieval, 1200-1350. In the light of its age and material, this object is to be subjected to the Treasure process, Ref. 2021 T517.

Diameter: 11.2mm, Band Width/Thickness: 1.5mm, Weight: 1.05g.

Class: annular

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Submitted for consideration as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2021T517


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 1.5 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 11.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 15th July 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM46994
Treasure case number: 2021T517

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Gainsborough

Spatial coordinates

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: NLM
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 2 days ago

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