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SF-3A6FA6: pin

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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PIN

Unique ID: SF-3A6FA6

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

An Early Medieval copper alloy pin with decorated head. The head is polyhedral, a cube with the corners cut off, and there are ring and dot motifs on all twelve faces, and another on the top of the head. There is a raised transverse collar between the top of the shaft and the pin head. The shaft is circular and the tip of the pin is missing due to old breaks. The pin measures 37.23mm in length, 6.79mm in width across the head, and the shaft is 1.8mm in diameter. The pin weighs 2.63g. There are parallels recorded from Suffolk, for example SF-E5B293, SF-35C798 and SF-89BB56.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 6.79 mm
Weight: 2.63 g
Diameter: 37.23 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Wetheringsett

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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