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SUR-8C93A7: Medieval: Harness pendant

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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Unique ID: SUR-8C93A7

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

A fragment of a Medieval copper-alloy circular object, possibly a harness pendant. The object shows a gilded sexfoil.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 23.18 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: B16-23

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
District: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cox Green (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8678
Four figure Latitude: 51.49441241
Four figure longitude: -0.76259255
1:25K map: SU8678
1:10K map: SU87NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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