IOW-DACC77: Medieval: Annular Brooch (fragment)

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Unique ID: IOW-DACC77

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a Medieval copper-alloy annular brooch (c. 1200-c. 1400).

This brooch fragment is flat at the front and rear. An inner and outer incised line forms a border on each face. Within the borders on each face there are straight and oblique incised lines forming pseudo inscriptions.

The fragment is corroded and drab green with abraded breaks.

Length: 28.7mm; width: 6.8mm; thickness: 1.8mm. Weight: 2.33g.

When complete, it is estimated that the outer diameter could have been about 40.0mm.

Class: Annular

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.7 mm
Width: 6.8 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 2.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th February 2018 - Wednesday 14th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-7-34

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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