GLO-8E1BD5: 748 Medieval annular brooch.jpg

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Unique ID: GLO-8E1BD5

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Cast copper alloy annular brooch, frame diameter 47mm, thickness 4mm, pin length 49mm, thickness 4mm, height 5mm. The frame has a circular cross-section, the thickness of which undulates slightly. Dark green patina, with evidence of incised lines over some of the surface of surface, which is evidence of the original manufacture.
The pin has an open loop, four ridges in the top after the loop. Much of the surface has a dark green patina, most of which has evidence of incised lines, evidence of the original manufacture. About 20% has a light green surface where corrosion has removed the original patina the shaft if the pin has cracking on the surface, the tip is heavily corroded. These artefacts are dated to the 13th-14th century.

Class: annular

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 18.75 g
Diameter: 47 mm

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 748

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Ham and Stone (Civil Parish)

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Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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