NMS-AB3763: Post-medieval dress pin

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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Unique ID: NMS-AB3763

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

Post-medieval silver dress pin of the bodkin type. Rectangular-sectioned with slightly convex sides, tapering gradually from the pointed upper end to the blunt lower end. At the upper end on both faces a longitudinal groove runs through a circular piercing and rectangular slot before tapering to a point, the pin is otherwise plain. Now bent almost in half. Length (unbent) 92mm. Maximum width 4mm. Maximum thickness 2mm. Weight 3.52g. Circa 17th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2016T492


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 92 mm
Width: 4 mm
Thickness: 2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st April 2016 - Saturday 30th April 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 30541
Other reference: NMD052016
Treasure case number: 2016T492

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM0599
Four figure Latitude: 52.55022609
Four figure longitude: 1.02218897
1:25K map: TM0599
1:10K map: TM09NE
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: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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