LIN-FAE90C: Anglo-Saxon copper alloy small long brooch

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Unique ID: LIN-FAE90C

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Fragment of an Anglo-Saxon copper alloy small long brooch. Only the lower half survives. The bow is arched, faceted, and has an incised collar above and below. The foot is rectangular and slightly flared. The foot is decorated with transversly moulded collars and incised lines. A catchplate survives on the reverse. Circa AD450-550.

Class: Small Long

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 450
Date to: Circa AD 550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45 mm
Width: 9 mm
Thickness: 15 mm
Weight: 6.49 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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: Coleby area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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