NMS-D2A387: Silver Medieval annular brooch

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Unique ID: NMS-D2A387

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Description: Silver annular brooch. Circular sectioned, four knops decorated with tiny closely spaced stamped annulets, restriction for (missing) pin. Slightly distorted. Similar to examples in Egan and Pritchard (2002, fig. 163 no. 1330 and 1333).

Date: Medieval, 13th - 14th century.

Dimensions: Original external diameter c. 22mm


The age and precious metal content of this item therefore qualify it as treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act 1996.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2007T102


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1200
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 22 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th November 2006

Personal details

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Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2007T102

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Aldeby

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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