IOW-6F3FCB: Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) Pin

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PIN

Unique ID: IOW-6F3FCB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy pin (c. 800-c. 900).

The tip of the shaft is missing.

The head of the pin is sub-spheroidal (almost bi-conical) in form and the shaft is circular in cross-section. Between the head and un-hipped shaft there is a slight collar.

Length: 31.4mm; diameter of head: 5.8mm; height of head: 4.7mm; diameter of shaft: 1.6mm. Weight: 1.27g.

This pin has a green patina and the break is old.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 800
Date to: Circa AD 900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.4 mm
Weight: 1.27 g
Diameter: 5.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 25th January 2018 - Thursday 25th January 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: IOW2018-5-12

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 8 days ago
Updated: 8 days ago

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