LEIC-F82DD1: Post Medieval copper alloy clasp

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BOOK FITTING

Unique ID: LEIC-F82DD1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Post Medieval copper alloy hooked object, perhaps a book clasp. 27 mm long, 17mm wide and 1mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 3.49grams. The object is rectangular with two circular fixing holes in its lower scalloped edge and a 'hook' formed of a short rectangular protrusion on its upper edge. It is engraved with the initials EE and the date 1717 with a star below.

Class: clasp
Inscription: EE 1717

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1717
Date to: Circa AD 1717

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 3.49 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Witherley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3695
Four figure Latitude: 52.551661
Four figure longitude: -1.470499
1:25K map: SP3695
1:10K map: SP39NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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