LANCUM-323B25: Medieval annular brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LANCUM-323B25

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper-alloy annular brooch dating from the medieval period, that is the 13th/14th century. The brooch is complete with circular frame and pin. The pin is sitting in a small recess and cannot move around the frame freely. The pin rest on the opposite site looks worn. The brooch is decorated with simple diagonal and horizontal grooves on the obverse; the reverse is plain.

Class: Annular

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.5 mm
Width: 21.5 mm
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 21.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
To be known as: Thorpe Bassett

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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