YORYM-A30296: Post-medieval : Hooked Tag

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HOOKED TAG

Unique ID: YORYM-A30296

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete cast copper alloy hooked tag of post-medieval date. The hooked tag is of Reads Class E, Type 3 being circular in plan. The main plate is circular with a raised central design of a double rose. A trapezoidal attachment loop projects from the upper edge of the main plate and a worn break is present on the opposite edge from which the hook would have extended. The reverse of the object is concave and undecorated.
The metal has a dark reddish-brown patina and is worn. The hooked tag is 19.3mm long, 14.4mm wide, 2.5mm thick and weighs 1.1g.
A similar example is illustrated in Read, p.96, no.345 and are dated to the early post-medieval period.

Class: Class E, Type 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.3 mm
Width: 14.4 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 1.1 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Crayke

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: Monday 21st May 2012
Updated: Thursday 24th May 2012

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