NMS-51CE2D: Middle Saxon Brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-51CE2D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete corroded and damaged middle to late Anglo-Saxon ansate brooch of Weetch's type II.Aiii and Thörle 2001 Gruppe IIA 1c, comprising flat oval terminals each with an engraved cross in lozenge within a circle, and a low-arched D-sectioned bow. Reverse with perforated twin pin lugs containing corroded remains of iron pin, and scar from missing catchplate within surrounding iron corrosion. Length 48mm. Width 17.5mm. Width of bow 8.5mm. Weetch dates this type to the 8th to 10th centuries (2013, 144).

Class: ansate
Sub class: Weetch type II.Aiii

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: 48 mm
Width: 17.5 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm
Weight: 13.67 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th July 2015 - Monday 14th September 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: 54944
Other reference: KLMD092015

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata


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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7321
Four figure Latitude: 52.75890441
Four figure longitude: 0.56229824
1:25K map: TF7321
1:10K map: TF72SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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