LIN-C047CC: LIN-AD239A

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Unique ID: LIN-C047CC

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An incomplete, cast lead Late Anglo-Saxon pin head or post-medieval pinhead, dating to c.AD 1600-1800. Perforated spherical lead head which was probably cast in a two-part mould; traces of vertical ribbing occur on the pin-head which frames a double concentric, raised sub-circular motif. The pin is missing.

Length: 8.79 mm, Diameter (of head): 7.85 mm, Weight: 2.77g

For similar post-medieval examples see PAS no. NLM-7A7232.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon style
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.79 mm
Weight: 2.77 g
Diameter: 7.85 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Osbournby area

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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