GLO-71805B:

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SWORD BELT

Unique ID: GLO-71805B

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

Fragment of a copper alloy sword belt fitting. The main plate would be rectangular with an openwork roundel in the centre, undulating sides and a rivet hole to the front and rear for attachment. However the rear two thirds are truncated. On the forward edge is a large rectangular loop with a second circular loop projecting to the side.

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This record has be made from emailed images. 

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: 41 mm
Width: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st November 2021 - Sunday 12th December 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Awre (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6907
Four figure Latitude: 51.7608191
Four figure longitude: -2.4505619
1:25K map: SO6907
1:10K map: SO60NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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