KENT-6806D6: A silver gilt Post Medieval pin

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Unique ID: KENT-6806D6

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Silver-gilt hollow cast pinhead with bent silver pin attached. The head is spherical with transverse line dividing it into two hemispheres, each with three filigree circles with a further three circles within each. Small applied knops at centre of most of the large circles, broken off in some. Approx 35 mm in length from head to bent back tip of pin.
16th century.

Very similar to dress pin reported in Treasure Annual Report 2000, p.94 no.191, in which the pin is similarly (apparently deliberately) bent.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2002T190


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th August 2002

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Karen Dunford
Identified by: Ms Dora Thornton

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2002T190

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Lenham (Civil Parish)

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Audit data

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

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