LANCUM-756243: Copper-alloy loop fixture

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Unique ID: LANCUM-756243

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

Copper-alloy loop of medieval to modern date (c. 1200 - 1900 AD). The object comprises a large teardrop-shaped loop and a small circular loop positioned at right-angles to each other. Both loops are circular in section. The object is 76.13mm in length, 30.79mm in width and 5.30mm in thickness. It weighs 18.70g.

It is likely that this object had a function to do with suspension.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 76.13 mm
Width: 30.79 mm
Thickness: 5.3 mm
Weight: 18.7 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5182

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
Parish or ward: Ireby and Uldale (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY2239
Four figure Latitude: 54.73989057
Four figure longitude: -3.21304032
1:25K map: NY2239
1:10K map: NY23NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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