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Unique ID: BERK-6DCBD3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a possible Medieval lead alloy Pilgrim Badge. The fragment is rectangular in shape with horizontal lines and (possibly) an indistinct human figure decorating the front while the reverse appears to show a long mount or catchplate.


Bucks PAS Record Sheet 71

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.73 mm
Width: 18.46 mm
Thickness: 0.97 mm
Weight: 4.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 8th April 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Wicken,Northants

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Michael Byard
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wicken (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7538
Four figure Latitude: 52.03534293
Four figure longitude: -0.90807721
1:25K map: SP7538
1:10K map: SP73NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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