STAFFS-647B86: A gold hilt collar

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SWORD

Unique ID: STAFFS-647B86

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold sword hilt collar, set with cloissonné garnets the surfaces of which have been ribbed.

Class: Hilt collar

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: 45.9 mm
Height: 6.8 mm
Width: 22.9 mm
Thickness: 4.8 mm
Weight: 11.69 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC 0012

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Decoration style: Geometric
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Cloisonne

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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