LVPL-2C50B1: LVPL-2C50B1

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KEY (LOCKING)

Unique ID: LVPL-2C50B1

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

Cast copper alloy key dating to the Medieval period. The object consists of a circular bow, a stem and a bit. The stem is solid however the tip of the stem is hollow. The bit has two clefts one on either side resulting in one long simple ward. Similar examples can be found on p72, Read, (2001). It can be dated from the late 12th to the early 14th century. The object has a greenish brown patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37 mm
Width: 12 mm
Weight: 5.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st July 2010

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: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Denbighshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Denbighshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Denbigh

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Discovery circumstances: Found whilst metal detecting.
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: Friday 30th July 2010
Updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010

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