SF-C41B00: Unidentified object

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: SF-C41B00

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper-alloy unidentified object. This object is shaped like a crown with four points, arranged in pairs opposing eachother. The object is hollow and rectangular in cross-section measuring 17mm by 13mm in size and 9mm in thickness. No parallel could be found for this object but it is most likely to be medieval in date and could possibly be a decorative fitting for a knife or dagger.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: AD 1540

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17 mm
Width: 13 mm
Weight: 5.11 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Sutton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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