NMS-970242: Post Medieval Purse Bar Fragment

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PURSE

Unique ID: NMS-970242

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragment of a Post-Medieval purse bar, broken circular-sectioned bar (diameter 4mm) ending in globular terminal (diameter 11mm) with curled radial grooves. Length >43mm. Cf. LMMC Type B3 (1967, Plate XXXVII, no.4). 16th century.

Class: bar
Sub class: Williams Class J

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43 mm
Diameter: 11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2007 - Thursday 31st January 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katherine Robbins
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Great Dunham

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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