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Unique ID: LANCUM-1D4B32

Object type certainty: Certain
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Three Late Medieval to early Post-medieval copper-alloy pins dating 1300 to 1600AD. All the pins have round sectioned pins of drawn wire and solid heads two with rounded profiles and one with an oval profile. The shank of all three tapers to a point. The pins are similar to Nos. 204 in Egan and Pritchard 1991 which have been dated 14th to 15th century but this style of pin continued into at least the 16th century.

Pin 1 - 84mm in length 2mm diameter of head.

Pin 2 - 40mm in length 3mm diameter of head.

Pin 3 - 38mm in length 2mm diameter of head.

Combined weight 0.88g.

Egan G. and Pritchard F. 1991. Dress Accessories: Medieval finds from the Museum of London. The Stationery Office, London

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3
Weight: 7.43 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 5th May 2016 - Thursday 5th May 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Salesbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD6733
Four figure Latitude: 53.7922584
Four figure longitude: -2.50241327
1:25K map: SD6733
1:10K map: SD63SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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