GLO-ED4D24: purse bar fragment

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PURSE

Unique ID: GLO-ED4D24

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

Cast copper alloy purse bar fragment length 37mm, width 11.5mm, thickness 7mm, weight 9.82g. only one arm of the purse bat remains, this has an oval cross-section bar with a circular cross-section rod projecting from the terminal. Cross hatch decoration has been engraved on the side of the bar. There is a pierced tab on the underside to sow a bag onto. Date 1400-1600.

Class: bar

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37 mm
Width: 11.5 mm
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 9.82 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012 - Wednesday 29th February 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 5160

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Alkington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST6998
Four figure Latitude: 51.679901
Four figure longitude: -2.449758
1:25K map: ST6998
1:10K map: ST69NE
WOEID: 22248
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: Wednesday 18th April 2012
Updated: Thursday 4th September 2014

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