IOW-0F3813: Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) Quoit Brooch. Treasure case no. 2008 T519

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Unique ID: IOW-0F3813

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A fragment of a small quoit brooch of Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon), 5th century date. Length: 19.5mm; width: 11.1mm; thickness: 0.4mm; weight: 1.19g. Treasure case no. 2008 T519.

The fragment is decorated at the front and consists of a repetitive 'C-'scroll design with an outer border composed of a zigzag and pellets. The rear face is plain and there is an old break at each end.

The estimated outer diameter of the brooch is c. 38.0mm.

Notes:

Shalfleet, Isle of Wight: Anglo-Saxon quoit brooch (2008 T519)
Date: 5th century
Finder: Miss C Davis
Date of discovery: September 2008
Circumstances of discovery: Whilst searching with a metal-detector

Description: A fragment of a small quoit brooch with moulded decoration at the front. The decoration consists of a repetitive 'C-'scroll design with an outer border composed of a zigzag and pellets. The rear face is plain and there is an old break at each end.

Discussion: The estimated outer diameter of the brooch is c. 38.0mm.

Dimensions: Length: 19.5mm; width: 11.1mm; thickness: 0.4mm; weight: 1.19g.

Metal content: The object contains a minimum of 10% silver

Frank Basford, Finds Liaison Officer, Isle of Wight, September 2008

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Class: Quoit

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Isle of Wight Heritage Service
Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2008T519

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 410
Date to: Circa AD 500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.5 mm
Width: 12.1 mm
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 1.19 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th September 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Dr Sonja Marzinzik
Secondary identifier: Mr Barry Ager

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2008-1-381
Treasure case number: 2008T519

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shalfleet

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting rally
Current location: Isle of Wight Heritage Service
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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