NARC-F2BE75: Early-medieval disc brooch, obverse

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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BROOCH

Unique ID: NARC-F2BE75

Object type certainty: Certain
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A flat, circular cast copper-alloy disc brooch. The obverse has a border within which only irregularly punched dots are discernable due to corrosion. Integral, on the reverse, are fragments of the catchplate and pin lug. Around the lug are traces of iron corrosion, betraying evidence of the pin (now missing).

Class: disc

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 450
Date to: Circa AD 550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 8.2 g
Diameter: 32.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Kettering (District)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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