SUSS-A4EB23: Copper-alloy ring

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Unique ID: SUSS-A4EB23

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Published Find published

A large copper alloy ring, of unknown date or function. The ring is roughly oval in shape. Parts of the ring are thinner than others. Weight: 3.8g. Length: c. 31mm x width: c. 27mm. Much of the original surface has been removed, though traces of a dark brownish-green patina has survived. Possibly the frame from a medieval annular brooch.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31 mm
Width: 27 mm
Weight: 3.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2002

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Adur (District)
To be known as: Sompting area

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: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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