STAFFS-735B43: A sword hilt rivet

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SWORD

Unique ID: STAFFS-735B43

Object type certainty: Certain
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Hilt rivet cap, dome headed, filigree, gold. Hemispherical setting from the end of a sword hilt plate.

Class: Hilt rivet

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
Height: 3.9 mm
Weight: 0.94 g
Diameter: 9.3 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: US 126 SCC

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Complete

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: 6 years ago

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