KENT-34B82D: Brooch

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Unique ID: KENT-34B82D

Object type certainty: Possibly
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An incomplete copper-alloy mount with integral rivets likely dating tot the 17th century.

The mount is diamond in form with relief decoration picking out a double lozenge pattern on the front, with a central diamond bisected by a transverse line. The reverse is undecoratted with the stubs of integral rivets/lugs remaining. The mount has been heavily abraded along its edges and one of its points ahs been blunted.

Measurements:24.69 mm in length 10.27 wide, 2.43mm thick and 1.83g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.69 mm
Width: 10.27 mm
Thickness: 2.43 mm
Weight: 1.83 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Helena Costas
Identified by: Ms Helena Costas

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Geometric
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
Parish or ward: Lyminge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1640
Four figure Latitude: 51.11855516
Four figure longitude: 1.08497369
1:25K map: TR1640
1:10K map: TR14SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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