STAFFS-A38FA4: Staffordshire hoard sword hilt rivet with washer type fitting

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SWORD

Unique ID: STAFFS-A38FA4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Gold sword hilt rivet which passes through a small rectangular plate through which are two holes.

Class: hilt rivet and washer

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
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.3 mm
Width: 8 mm
Weight: 0.52 g
Diameter: 1.4 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Morn Capper
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: US 119 StH496
Treasure case number: 2009T394

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Uncertain

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: 5 years ago

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