SUR-9D48F7: Possible late medieval purse bar

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Unique ID: SUR-9D48F7

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

A set comprising a hook, a swivelling loop, and a fragment of a purse bar. The loop has a washer and the hook is a sliding belt attachment. The bar is broken off at either end close to the loop and consists of flat bars which thicken as they meet the loop. One side of the bar has cast decoration, the other is plain.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: AD 1620

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 65 mm
Width: 35 mm
Weight: 26.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st June 2005

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Reigate and Banstead (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2755
Four figure Latitude: 51.279996
Four figure longitude: -0.180489
1:25K map: TQ2755
1:10K map: TQ25NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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