NMS-2F75FB: Early Medieval Ansate Brooch

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-2F75FB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Middle or late Anglo-Saxon ansate brooch, flattened D-sectioned bow with a circular flat-sectioned expansion with central double ring-and-dot and notch outside edge, the circular head and foot also decorated with double ring-and-dot and notched outside edge. Catch-plate and twin pierced lugs containing corroded remains of iron axis bar and pin on reverse. Length 47mm. Width 12.5mm. 3mm thick. Weighs 11.38g.

This falls into Weetch's type II.B (with disc on bow), Hubener 1972 Gruppe 1 (Abb.24, n.7), and Thorle 2001 Gruppe II (Tafel 22, no.11). Weetch dates the type to the 8th to 10th centuries AD.

Class: ansate
Sub class: Weetch type II.B

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 1000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47 mm
Width: 12.5 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 11.38 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 18th November 2014 - Monday 19th January 2015

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: 51162
Other reference: NMD012015

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Fincham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF6906
Four figure Latitude: 52.62545313
Four figure longitude: 0.49538668
1:25K map: TF6906
1:10K map: TF60NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: NMS-EB5046
Object type: BROOCH
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Middle Saxon to Late Saxon copper alloy ansate brooch, cast sub rectangular-sectioned with moulded counter-relief decoration comprising a void…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NMS-16B904
Object type: BROOCH
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Incomplete Middle Saxon to Late Saxon copper alloy Ansate brooch dating to the period c. AD 800 - 910. Cast sub rectangular-sectioned with mou…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NMS-361591
Object type: BROOCH
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Fragment of Middle Saxon copper alloy Ansate brooch, one ovoid terminal with a stump of the D-sectioned bow and on the reverse a very high do…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 5 months ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.