YORYM-990297: Early-medieval : Pin

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PIN

Unique ID: YORYM-990297

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete cast copper alloy pin head of early-medieval date. The pin head is bi-conical with a median ridge and tapers to where the shaft would have been. The shaft of the pin no longer remains and the break is very worn.
The metal has a dark brownish-green patina and is worn.

The pin is 10.9mm long, 8.1mm wide and weighs 1.7g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 720
Date to: Circa AD 900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.9 mm
Width: 8.1 mm
Weight: 1.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th May 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
To be known as: North Duffield

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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