STAFFS-C336C7: A gilded helment terminal

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HELMET

Unique ID: STAFFS-C336C7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A possible zoomorphic helmet crest terminal. Ending in an animal's head, back curved suggesting that it is a helmet crest. Gilded silver.

Class: Crest

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47.8 mm
Height: 10.1 mm
Width: 10 mm
Weight: 15.16 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: TH 179

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Decoration style: Zoomorphic
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: 2 years ago

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