NLM-44F16D: Probably Early Medieval pinhead

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Unique ID: NLM-44F16D

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Gilt pin head. Silver-gilt. Pin shaft not hollow but splitting up length. Filigree strands have an 'S' twist.

Length: 16mm, Diameter: 9.31mm, Weight: 1.86gms


Record card ref: 0206. Also labelled 203 in pencil.

MF notes that this style of decoration begins with Merovingian styles but recurs in the early post-medieval period.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 410
Date to: Circa AD 1000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16 mm
Weight: 1.86 g
Diameter: 9.31 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM50382

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Winteringham (Civil Parish)

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