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Unique ID: LVPL-6C8BC4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy object of uncertain date, possibly in the form of a bear. The animal has a rounded head with large hollow eyes and a rounded projecting noise. The body is thin and flattish with small rounded arms and raised rounded legs. The animal is decorated with small linear grooves representing the hair or fur of the animal. On each side of the head is a small rounded depression meant to represent the ears. The object has been crudely made and has a dark brown patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37.87 mm
Width: 17.11 mm
Thickness: 10.31 mm
Weight: 11.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
To be known as: Lichfield

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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