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KEY (LOCKING)

Unique ID: NMS-FC8143

Object type certainty: Certain
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Corroded and distorted medieval copper alloy key. Hollow-ended shank, incomplete simple wedge-shaped bit, oval-sectioned shank collared before lozengiform bow with circular aperture and collared knops projecting from each corner. 1200 - 1500.

Length 41mm. Bow at least 18 x 19mm. Bit at least 6 x 8mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41 mm
Height: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th September 2013 - Sunday 15th September 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DDMD092013

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Bacton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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