SF-A8D366: strap end terminal

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Unique ID: SF-A8D366

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

A medieval or early post-medieval copper alloy terminal possibly from a strap end, spoon handle, balance arm or similar small article. The terminal could be seen as representing a small standing human figure, the object being broken off at the foot due to old breaks. The terminal measures 22.39mm in length, 5.72mm in width and weighs 1.69g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.39 mm
Width: 5.72 mm
Weight: 1.69 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr

Other reference numbers

Other reference: finder's ref.968

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Brockley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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