NMS-CC7155: Copper alloy Borre style Early Medieval brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-CC7155

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Late early-medieval Scandinavian cast copper alloy Borre-style convex disc brooch of Jansson's Type II A, with three inward-looking Borre style animal heads separated by the lobes of a double-contoured trefoil (cf. Kershaw 2013, p.50, fig. 3.7). On the reverse, a Scandinavian arrangement for attachment comprising a double pin-lug (with iron corrosion in perforations), a catch-plate set at right-angles to the edge and the stumps of a similarly set loop for a chain or pendant. Diameter 25.5mm. Height, excluding fittings on reverse, 5mm. Weight 7.79g. 10th century.

Class: Jansson type II A

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Viking
Date from: Circa AD 900
Date to: Circa AD 1000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 5 mm
Weight: 7.79 g
Diameter: 25.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th September 2014 - Monday 20th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 37493
Other reference: NMD102014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Caistor St. Edmund (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2204
Four figure Latitude: 52.58844132
Four figure longitude: 1.2758457
1:25K map: TG2204
1:10K map: TG20SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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

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