NMS-42F8E7: Post Medieval Crotal

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CROTAL

Unique ID: NMS-42F8E7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-medieval tinned copper alloy crotal bell, integral trapezoidal loop with drilled perforation, two perforations in gadrooned upper half, one irregular and elongated, miscast, median ridge, broken and distorted lower half with scale decoration and, unusually, a heart cast in relief to stand proud of the suface on either side of the remains of the basal slot with circular terminals. Diam.c.31mm. Pea missing. 17th-18th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th March 2013 - Wednesday 20th March 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 58363
Other reference: AHS032013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Attleborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM0394
Four figure Latitude: 52.506087
Four figure longitude: 0.989682
1:25K map: TM0394
1:10K map: TM09SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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