LIN-3D88E5: Early medieval copper alloy ansate brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LIN-3D88E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy ansate brooch of Thörle (2001) Gruppe IIA 1c type, dating to the middle Saxon period. The brooch has a central arched bow, triangular in cross-section and undecorated, with a flat circular plate at either end. Both plates are decorated with an incised cross. One the reverse of one plate are two lugs for the pin, and on the reverse of the other is a catchplate. The pin is missing.

Class: Ansate
Sub class: Thörle 2001 Gruppe IIA 1c type

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30 mm
Width: 8 mm
Thickness: 15 mm
Weight: 3.59 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Bardney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF1366
Four figure Latitude: 53.179113
Four figure longitude: -0.310638
1:25K map: TF1366
1:10K map: TF16NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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