NMS-E140D0: Incomplete late early-medieval disc brooch

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BROOCH

Unique ID: NMS-E140D0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete and worn late early-medieval copper alloy disc brooch with cast Borre-style decoration, comprising a concave-sided figure with each of the four corners extended to form interlaced, double-strand knots. On the reverse are stumps of the pin fittings, the pin lug, with rust from the iron pin, set parallel to the edge and the catchplate at a right angle to it (an Anglo-Scandinavian arrangement). Diameter 28mm. Thickness (excluding pin fixings) 1.2mm. Weight 3.43g. 10th century. Kershaw 2013, 56 - 65, East Anglian Series Type I.

Class: East Anglian series
Sub class: Type I

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Scandinavian style
Date from: Circa AD 900
Date to: Circa AD 1000

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 3.43 g
Diameter: 28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th June 2017 - Wednesday 20th December 2017

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 62290
Other reference: ECKC012018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Rocklands (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9897
Four figure Latitude: 52.53485856
Four figure longitude: 0.9178998
1:25K map: TL9897
1:10K map: TL99NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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