STAFFS-EA7F36: A gold sword hilt plate

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Unique ID: STAFFS-EA7F36

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Oval shaped sword guard plate plus 4 small fragments which are not part of the sword fitting. Gold.

Class: Hilt plate

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 80 mm
Height: 2 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 6.01 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC

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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