WILT-725319: Post-medieval braceteate

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BRACTEATE

Unique ID: WILT-725319

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy bracteate of probable post-medieval date (c. AD 1550 - 1700). The bracteate is ovular in shape with an impressed design of a stylised castle with a crown in the centre flanked by the initials S and M surrounded by a pellet border.

The bracteate measures 14.69mm in diameter, is 0.71mm thick and weighs 0.23g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.71 mm
Weight: 0.23 g
Diameter: 14.69 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4255

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8477
Four figure Latitude: 51.49171585
Four figure longitude: -2.23184859
1:25K map: ST8477
1:10K map: ST87NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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