LEIC-F57680: Anglo-Saxon brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: LEIC-F57680

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

Part of an Anglo-Saxon small long brooch, with the head plate & part of the bow remaining. The corroded remains of iron pin remain behind the head. The object is in poor condition, is 30mm long, 22mm wide, 6mm thick and weighs 6.56g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 400
Date to: Exactly AD 700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30 mm
Width: 22 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 6.56 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th August 2017

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2642

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6717
Four figure Latitude: 52.74647837
Four figure longitude: -1.00890385
1:25K map: SK6717
1:10K map: SK61NE
What3Words: bluff.divisible.sharper
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Saturday 12th August 2017
Updated: Sunday 10th September 2017

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