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STAPLE

Unique ID: NMS-A77670

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

Probably medieval or post-medieval sheet copper alloy staple, bent almost straight. The front part was c.25mm long and 7 - 10mm wide. One tapering arm is c.20mm long, the other 28mm. Beyond these the spiked ends add a further 4mm each. Thickness 0.5mm. Perhaps c.1200 - c.1700.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th March 2013 - Sunday 28th April 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 33682
Other reference: RC032013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: West Acre (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7915
Four figure Latitude: 52.703072
Four figure longitude: 0.647844
1:25K map: TF7915
1:10K map: TF71NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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