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KEY (LOCKING)

Unique ID: SF-68DBF1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy medieval casket key. The bit is cut with one cleft facing the tip of the key. The stem is hollow at the tip, to a depth of approximately 3 mm after which the stem is solid. The key has a circular bow end and moulding between the ring bow and the stem. The key measures 35.78mm in length, 12.41mm in width. and 3.65mm in thickness.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1350

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.78 mm
Width: 12.41 mm
Thickness: 3.65 mm
Weight: 2.66 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Winston

Spatial coordinates


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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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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