NMS-7D016C: Medieval brooch

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Unique ID: NMS-7D016C

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

Medieval copper alloy brooch. Open square frame, each side slightly concave on the upper face, with a boss decorated with closely spaced segmented lines forming each corner. One boss is split by the constriction for the (missing) pin. Gilded. Measuring 20 x 21mm. Circa 13th - 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Width: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 24th October 2014 - Friday 24th October 2014

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 61354
Other reference: IND24102014TAH

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: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Attleborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM0394
Four figure Latitude: 52.50608679
Four figure longitude: 0.98968211
1:25K map: TM0394
1:10K map: TM09SW
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 24/10/14

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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