LEIC-933E7E: Early medieval copper alloy strap end

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STRAP END

Unique ID: LEIC-933E7E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early medieval copper alloy strap end, 50mm long, 8mm wide and 3mm thick with a weight of 5.26g.

The object is rectangular in form and cross section. Its upper half has a spilt end to house the strap and this is damaged. Below that the object has slightly rounded sides and it then tapers in width and becomes thicker, terminating in a possible animal head terminal? this is now extremely worn.

The object is probably a Thomas class B1 or B2.

Class: Thomas class B1 or B2

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 800
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 50 mm
Width: 8 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 5.26 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3503
Four figure Latitude: 51.72463397
Four figure longitude: -1.49468843
1:25K map: SP3503
1:10K map: SP30SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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