LEIC-C25019: Medieval to Post Medieval copper alloy knife handle terminal

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KNIFE

Unique ID: LEIC-C25019

Object type certainty: Probably
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Medieval to Post Medieval copper alloy knife handle terminal, 22mm in length, 16mm wide and 7mm thick with a weight of 6.93grams.

The object is sub rectangular in form and rectangular in cross section. It has a bifurcated terminal with a sub rectangular form and rounded profile, suggesting a hoof design. The flat oval underside has the iron blade tang present across its centre.

See WAW-A91822. Similar examples include NMS-FD27A5, NMS-7E26D1, NMS-60F8F5 from Norfolk; SOM-58ABE1 from Somerset; SF-410D06 from Suffolk; IOW-2A94C1, IOW-542942 from the Isle of Wight; SOM-688B81 from Dorset; and GLO-41D9F4 from Avon.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 16 mm
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 6.93 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

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: SK6617
Four figure Latitude: 52.74660117
Four figure longitude: -1.02371545
1:25K map: SK6617
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 28 days ago

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