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Unique ID: SUR-D98FF7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A fragment of a silver-gilt annular brooch comprising a section of frame, 32.9mm in length, which has a circular cross section and which is partially smooth and partially twisted. Mounted on the frame is a fragment of a diamond or lozenge shaped flat plate, 17.3mm wide. This plate is decorated with a series of three wavy concentric borders around a diamond-shaped quatrefoil with pierced dots in the centre of each lobe. Circa late 13th-14th century.


See also SUR-23E582 (2013T69), SUR-5E10EE (2016T348) and SUR-B86BDD (2017T645) for comparable examples of fragments of this type of brooch previously reported under the Treasure Act.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Elmbridge museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2019T362


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32.9 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 2.27 g

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Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2019T362

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Elmbridge (District)
Parish or ward: Cobham and Downside (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1058
Four figure Latitude: 51.31049348
Four figure longitude: -0.4232012
1:25K map: TQ1058
1:10K map: TQ15NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Elmbridge museum

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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