SUR-6D17C2: Medieval or post medieval: Gold and amethyst pin

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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PIN

Unique ID: SUR-6D17C2

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

Medieval gold pin head in the form of a fleur de lys with amethyst inlay

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2011T419

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.76 mm
Width: 11.6 mm
Thickness: 6.72 mm
Weight: 3.59 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th July 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2011T419

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Secondary material: Gem
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Woking (District)
To be known as: Woking Palace

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation
Discovery circumstances: From spoil heap
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Undisturbed grassland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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