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PURSE

Unique ID: SUR-D5D5C6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval to Post Medieval copper alloy object, probably a purse bar, 56.7mm in length. There is a single central suspension loop, of pointed shape and 7.1mm in length which is cast in a single piece with the bar. The bar itself has a flattened rectangular profile and tapers from 4.8mm at the midpoint to 1.2mm at the tips of both ends. No attachment fittings or loops are evident.

The lack of articulated loop or suspension fittings on this object suggests it corresponds to Williams Class F.

Class: purse bar

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 56.7 mm
Height: 12.3 mm
Width: 4.7 mm
Weight: 4.5 g

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Loxwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ0330
Four figure Latitude: 51.06011073
Four figure longitude: -0.53161367
1:25K map: TQ0330
1:10K map: TQ03SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 8 days ago
Updated: 5 days ago

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