SF-9C6A96: Early Medieval hooked tag

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HOOKED TAG

Unique ID: SF-9C6A96

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Early Medieval hooked tag, dating to c. AD 600-1150. It has a circular plate with two circular perforations close to the upper edge. The integral hook has a D-shaped cross-section. The front face has a dark grayish patina and it might have been covered with a white metal. The back face is undecorated.

It belongs to Class A, Type 2 in Read (2008, p. 14, cf nos. 54-56)

Length: 14.29 mm

Diameter of the plate: 10.79 mm

Thickness: 0.89 mm

Weight: 0.40 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 600
Date to: Circa AD 1150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.29 mm
Thickness: 0.89 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 10.79 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: RLM 081
Other reference: Finders reference SS15 087

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Rendlesham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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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Audit data

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

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