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Unique ID: NMS-A89FB5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Sheet copper alloy plate from a medieval composite strap end of circular form. The plate is circular but with an angular outside edge opposite a small lozengiform projection pierced by a single rivet hole. On the reverse all of the edge, apart from the pierced projection and a short length on either side of it, is followed by a thick deposit of grey solder.This would have secured a forked spacer (cf. Egan and Pritchard 1991, nos. 648-52). Length 27.5mm. Width 23mm. 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.5 mm
Width: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th March 2014 - Monday 14th April 2014

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 59938
Other reference: KLMD042014

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: Sedgeford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7137
Four figure Latitude: 52.9032302
Four figure longitude: 0.54106671
1:25K map: TF7137
1:10K map: TF73NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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