NMS-E84328: Late saxon copper alloy brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-E84328

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

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, an Anglo-Scandinavian arrangement for attachment comprising a transversely-set pin-lug (with remains of iron pin in the perforation), and a catch-plate set at right-angles to the edge. Diameter 26.5mm. Height, excluding fittings on reverse, 8mm. Weight 9.74g. 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: 8 mm
Weight: 9.74 g
Diameter: 26.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd November 2014 - Saturday 22nd November 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 15463
Other reference: AMD122014

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: TG2303
Four figure Latitude: 52.57905744
Four figure longitude: 1.28990908
1:25K map: TG2303
1:10K map: TG20SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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