LIN-4E8017: Anglo-Saxon copper alloy pin

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PIN

Unique ID: LIN-4E8017

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

An Early Medieval copper alloy pin. The head is faceted biconical with nine ringed-dots. There is a collar beneath the head. Only a part of the circular-sectioned shaft is preserved.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13 mm
Width: 6 mm
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 0.98 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th May 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Amelie Vallee
Identified by: Miss Amelie Vallee

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Louth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: Thursday 17th May 2012
Updated: Friday 25th May 2012

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