LVPL-EEDE49: Medieval unidentified object

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Unique ID: LVPL-EEDE49

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete unidentified copper-alloy object of probable Medieval date. It is a semi-circular object, both ends of which are missing due to old breaks. It is decorated with a ring and dot design which pierces the object. It has a light green patina over the whole surface and appears to have traces of gilding.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40.52 mm
Width: 27.58 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th August 2014

Rally details.

This object was found at Bickley Hall Farm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Justine Biddle
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Miss Justine Biddle

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bickley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst metal detecting with landowners permission
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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