LEIC-9A9B64: Early medieval copper alloy brooch fragment

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Unique ID: LEIC-9A9B64

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Early Medieval copper alloy brooch fragment, 34mm long 12mm wide and 4mm thick with a weight of 5.72g.

The object is rectangular in form and cross section and forms the upper part of the bow of a cruciform or small long brooch and consists of one half which is plain and has a bowed form with a rounded upper surface. The second half is flat and rectangular with slight traces of probable lappets to each side. The reverse of this houses a centrally placed, sub rectangular catch plate.

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 420
Date to: Circa AD 570

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34 mm
Width: 12 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 5.72 g

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Braunston-in-Rutland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8406
Four figure Latitude: 52.64524501
Four figure longitude: -0.75992888
1:25K map: SK8406
1:10K map: SK80NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
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Updated: 2 months ago

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