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NMS-FEC503: Medieval brooch

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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Unique ID: NMS-FEC503

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Brooch formed from a silver gros tournois of Loius IX of France, obverse BNDICTV: SIT: NOmE: [...]XPI/ LVDOVICVS REX in two encircling inscriptions around cross pattee, reverse TVRONVS CIVIS, Castel Tournois, border of lis in annulets, obverse gilded and forming front face, loop on rear for pin, catchplate missing, coin issued 1265-70, presumably adapted as a brooch in the period c.1270-1300.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2014T34


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1270
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.81 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th January 2014 - Sunday 12th January 2014

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 55069
Other reference: NMD012014
Treasure case number: 2014T34

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Runhall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0509
Four figure Latitude: 52.63999852
Four figure longitude: 1.02837747
1:25K map: TG0509
1:10K map: TG00NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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