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PURSE

Unique ID: NMS-9185EE

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval copper alloy purse bar. Small rectangular boss with circular aperture, plain circular-sectioned arms with globular terminals with median ribs and a transverse groove. Slight traces of gilding. Central boss 9 x 9 x 13mm. Diameter of terminal 12mm. Total length (unbent) 125mm. London Medieval Museum Catalogue type B. Early 16th century.

Class: London Medieval Museum Catalogue type B

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 125 mm
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th August 2015 - Wednesday 5th August 2015

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 60901
Other reference: IND05082015ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Woodton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2994
Four figure Latitude: 52.49579794
Four figure longitude: 1.37210017
1:25K map: TM2994
1:10K map: TM29SE
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 05/08/15

References cited

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Audit data

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

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