LANCUM-AFDA7A: Pin

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PIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-AFDA7A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper alloy pin, possibly dating from the early medieval period, that is the 6th-7th century AD. The pin is plain, with a heart-shaped head which has a circular perforation in the centre.

No exact parallel for this pin could be found, but it resembles SF-ADA577 which was dated to the 6th/7th century AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 550
Date to: Circa AD 650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13 mm
Width: 1.85 mm
Thickness: 2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 8th February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
To be known as: Cliburn

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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