STAFFS-63FBB7: A gold sword hilt plate

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SWORD

Unique ID: STAFFS-63FBB7

Object type certainty: Probably
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A gold sword hilt plate, bulla in filigree setting, Found with this object was a single dome headed rivet set within a filigree ring

Class: Hilt plate

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by museum after being declared Treasure

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 53.8 mm
Width: 20.2 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 6.62 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Eljas Oksanen
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC 0016

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Secondary material: Gold
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: Lichfield (District)
To be known as: Staffordshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: STAFFS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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