YORYM-E070D7: Possible brooch of unknown period

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Unique ID: YORYM-E070D7

Object type certainty: Possibly
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A cast lead alloy object, possibly a disc brooch. The piece is a flat disc. On the rear are a 2 cruched fittings, one possibly a pin hinge (or suspension loop?) at the edge, and a central lug that may have been a catchplate. Continuing along the line of these 2 there is also a circular perforation towards the far edge from the possible hinge. The front face is decorated with the inscription REX across it between 2 raised borders.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 3.9 g
Diameter: 22.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th September 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Evans
Identified by: Mr David Evans

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Paull (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1726
Four figure Latitude: 53.717304
Four figure longitude: -0.228527
1:25K map: TA1726
1:10K map: TA12NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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