GLO-494324: GLO-494324 Medieval annular brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: GLO-494324

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy annular brooch that has six collets evenly spaced around the upper side of the frame. Each collet is sub rectangular in plan with a low triangular profile, the tops of the collets are dished where a stone would have been mounted the insides still retains some of the white paste. There is a constriction in the frame for the pin, The pin is copper alloy with an open loop for attachment, flanged collar before the loop, the shape of the pin is truncated.

Class: annular

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 7.72 g
Diameter: 23 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2000 - Sunday 1st February 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
To be known as: Cotswolds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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