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PURSE

Unique ID: NMS-8F7789

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval copper-alloy purse hanger or arched pendent mount for suspension of sword or purse from a belt. Comprising three arches with larger central arch, both ends with horizontal projection with globular terminal for suspension from looped bar-mounts. Length 42.5. Height 8.5mm. Cf. Egan and Pritchard 2002, fig.140, no.1198. 13th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42.5 mm
Height: 8.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 8th February 2018 - Wednesday 7th March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 24405
Other reference: ENMD032018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Great Yarmouth (District)
Parish or ward: Martham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG4518
Four figure Latitude: 52.70417791
Four figure longitude: 1.62506537
1:25K map: TG4518
1:10K map: TG41NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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