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Unique ID: PUBLIC-A84307

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An incomplete copper-alloy small-long brooch (Early Medieval - Anglo Saxon) The head comprises a central rectangular plate with three sides extended in three flat semi-circular knops; one of the knops is missing. The fourth side extends in the arched bow, which has a D-shaped cross section and tapers towards the end of the catchplate. The front of the headplate is decorated with a fine cross engraved into the plate running diagonally from corner to corner. The reverse of the headplate has an integral lug of which holds the looped end of what was the pin.

This may belong to Penn and Brugmann's phase FA1 (2007, p. 70, fig. 5.21) dated to AD 450-480.?

Length; 45.82mm, Width across the plate: 18.73, Width across the bow: 7.99mm, Height from lug junction to bow apex: 13.58mmm

Weight: 8.05 grams

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 450
Date to: Circa AD 480

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45.82 mm
Height: 13.58 mm
Width: 18.73 mm
Weight: 8.01 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Paul King
Identified by: Mr Paul King
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
To be known as: East Yorkshire

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Archaeological Fieldwalking & Metal-Detecting Survey
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

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