LEIC-839896: Unknown copper alloy object

Rights Holder: Phil Harding
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Unique ID: LEIC-839896

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

Fragment of flat cast copper alloy with an outline resembling a duck, possibly part of a buckle. The object is in fair condition, is 20mm long, 14mm wide, 2mm thick and weighs 1.56g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.56 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 30th October 2018

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2754

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6716
Four figure Latitude: 52.73749015
Four figure longitude: -1.00910769
1:25K map: SK6716
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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