SF-EA2C22: Pin

Rights Holder: Suffolk County Council
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PIN

Unique ID: SF-EA2C22

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete copper-alloy pin, this pin is bent almost in half and the shaft is to split at the point of the bend. The pin head is biconical in shape measuring 8mm in diameter, at its widest point. Beneath the head there is a collar. The shaft is circular in cross-section and swollen at its upper end. It tapers towards its slightly pointed tip. When unfolded the shaft would have been c93mm in length. This pin is most likely to be middle Anglo-Saxon in date.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 720
Date to: Circa AD 900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 93 mm
Width: 8 mm
Weight: 4.64 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st July 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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