FAKL-9635F8: Brooch, annular

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Unique ID: FAKL-9635F8

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Copper alloy annular brooch, flat section with stamp decoration, iron pin originally located between two oposed notches. Section 11.4mm wide its thickness decreaing from 2.6 at its outer edge to 2.0 at its inner edge. Decoration consists of two rings of double chevron stamps together with groups of four incised radial lines. Lines are present near to the notches for the pin. In this area are two rows of small, 1.6mm diameter ring stamps, their detail hidden by iron corrosion. Incomplete, only 50.% of the ring is present.

Class: Annular

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 470
Date to: Circa AD 540

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 11.4 mm
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 9.18 g
Diameter: 49 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 392

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: North Kesteven

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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