NMS-29DE2D: Middle - Late Saxon hooked tag

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Unique ID: NMS-29DE2D

Object type certainty: Certain
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Middle to Late Saxon copper alloy hooked tag. Lewis and Naylor (2003) type A1.c.iii. Circular plate pierced twice at upper edge, engraved saltire, the arms meeting the outer edge, with a transverse engraved line on each arm. Short complete or near complete hook. No trace of niello. Length 23mm. Width 14mm. Circa 700 - 1100.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th July 2015 - Monday 6th July 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IND06072015ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Ivinghoe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9417
Four figure Latitude: 51.84369895
Four figure longitude: -0.63690807
1:25K map: SP9417
1:10K map: SP91NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found before 06/07/15. Rally, unknown date.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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