DUR-147AD6: Fragment of hack silver. Treasure- 2009- T418

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Unique ID: DUR-147AD6

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Fragment of Anglo-Saxon/ Viking hacksilver which is cut at both ends. It is roughly rectangular in plan and is a shallow D-shape in section. A clear testing nick can be seen on one edge, which is contemporary with the object.

Date: 9th- 11th century.

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2009T418


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Scandinavian
Date from: AD 800
Date to: AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.33 mm
Width: 11.81 mm
Thickness: 6.45 mm
Weight: 7.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st July 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2009T418

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: East Harlsey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4298
Four figure Latitude: 54.375779
Four figure longitude: -1.354947
1:25K map: SE4298
1:10K map: SE49NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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