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Unique ID: NMS-27DC83

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval or post-medieval copper alloy purse bar. Just over half survives. Central plain rectangular boss with vertical hole, oval-sectioned arms, globular terminal with encircling rib and transverse groove at the end. Suspension loop and frame missing. Length (reconstructed) 110mm. Boss 8 x 8 x 13mm. Diameter of globular terminal 11mm. Late 15th - 16th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 110 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 24th September 2014 - Wednesday 24th September 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mr Jason Gibbons

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 53027
Other reference: IND24092014ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Watlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF6210
Four figure Latitude: 52.6635126
Four figure longitude: 0.39403018
1:25K map: TF6210
1:10K map: TF61SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found before 29/09/14
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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