STAFFS-C09EC6: A gold sword hilt plate

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SWORD

Unique ID: STAFFS-C09EC6

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

A gold sword hilt plate, bulla in filigree setting. Hemi-spherical boss on surviving end, surrounded by a filigree ring. X mark on underside.

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: 27.3 mm
Width: 16.3 mm
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 2.62 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: BA 0009

Materials and construction

Primary 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: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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