GLO-4A71FB:

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PURSE

Unique ID: GLO-4A71FB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy purse bar that has a circular loop. At the bottom of the loop is a cone shaped collar that has an integral narrow shank mounted underneath, fitted to the end of the shank is a separate bi-conical copper-alloy domed collar.

Mounted to the shank is an undecorated rectangular swivel block that has a projecting arm on both sides. Both arms are formed from a circular cross section rod that have large spherical terminals that are decorated with four deep diagonal grooves.

Class: bar and loop

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 109 mm
Height: 51 mm
Width: 10 mm
Weight: 41.18 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st May 2019 - Monday 1st July 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
To be known as: Forest of Dean

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: GLO
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