LEIC-1D7DA2: Early medieval brooch fragment

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LEIC-1D7DA2

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

Part of the head plate  from an Anglo-Saxon small long brooch.   The brooch fragment retains part of the pin attachment on its rear face.  It is in poor condition, is 19mm long, 15mm wide, 6mm thick and weighs 2.06g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon style
Date from: Circa AD 500
Date to: Circa AD 600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 2.06 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th January 2022

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 3065

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6716
Four figure Latitude: 52.73749015
Four figure longitude: -1.00910769
1:25K map: SK6716
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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