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SWORD

Unique ID: STAFFS-9E4CE3

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

Dome headed stud from the hilt of a sword, gold.

Class: Hilt rivet

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2009T394

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.6 mm
Weight: 2.51 g
Diameter: 7.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th July 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: BA 0130 StH486
Treasure case number: 2009T394

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: STAFFS
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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