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PURSE

Unique ID: SF4658

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Terminal and part of one arm from a purse bar. The arm is oval in section, 4 x 5 mm, and has a fairly old break. The terminal is roughly spherical, with two broad grooves around the circumference and one broad groove across the end. 16th century; compare SUR-251468.

Class: bar

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39 mm
Width: 13 mm
Thickness: 11 mm
Weight: 8.61 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st November 2000 - Friday 1st December 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Helen Geake
Identified by: Dr Helen Geake

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: SUFFOLK SHIMPLING

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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