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    • County: Suffolk
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    • Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: SF-31F506
Object type: LINKED PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy object of Early-Medieval date, possibly a link for a pin set or similar item. It has a flat, pointed oval shaped plate with integral suspension loops at each end. These are oval in form, set at right angles to the plane of the plate, with central circular apertures and moulded transverse double collars separating loop from plate. The front face of the plate has extensive chip carved and gilded decoration. This comprises symmetrical chip carved single strand interlace that covers the front face and is contained within a pointed-oval shaped incised border, traces of a thi…
Created on: Wednesday 27th March 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 14th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Clare', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-4AA4E3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A pale gold 7th-century Anglo-Saxon shilling modified for usage as a pendant or similar item, c.660-680 AD. It is of Sutherland type II.ii.var: Roman: Constantine (26var) with star-like object on the obverse instead of hand and cross as in Sutherland 26. The coin has been pierced and the remains of a separately cast cylindrical silver rivet are present towards one side of the flan, indicative of modification for usage as something other than a coin. Coins of this period were commonly either looped or pierced for suspension and worn as pendants, and it is likely that the purpose of the…
Created on: Wednesday 20th February 2013
Last updated: Monday 11th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-BE27D7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early medieval silver penny of Aethelstan, King of East Anglia (c.827-850). moneyer: Eadgar; mint: East Anglia. Naismith type E29.2/North 435. Obverse most similar to Naismith C29.1 (Eadgar moneyer), reverse C29.2 although new dies.
Created on: Friday 1st February 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 12th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Eye', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-BD9681
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A early medieval (French) silver denier of Charles the Bald, Carolingian King of the West Franks, c.840-877 AD. Minted at Melle, France. Dr. M. Allen (Fitzwilliam Museum, pers. comm.) notes that this coin "is of a type issued from the reign of Charlemagne to the tenth century, but its style indicates an attribution to Charles the Bald (Morrison and Grunthal 1063)".
Created on: Friday 1st February 2013
Last updated: Friday 20th September 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Eye', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-394035
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: An incomplete gold and cloisonné garnet mount in the form of the upper body of a bird of prey in profile looking left, now slightly crushed and distorted. The bird has a curving pointed beak, a rounded head and waisted neck. The mount was made from a gold backplate, with beaded-wire filigree soldered around its edge so that it is visible from both front and reverse. The beaded wire is c. 0.8-0.9mm in diameter and was made by using a swage to form rather irregular, angular beads, several with a medial seam or Äquatorschnitt. Attached to the front of the backplate are …
Created on: Monday 26th November 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 8th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Woodbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-552FD2
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy harness pendant of Anglo-Saxon date. The pendant is axe-shaped, narrowing in thickness towards the base and with an integrally cast rectangular suspension loop at the centre of the top edge. This has a central circular aperture that is elongated at its upper edge probably as a result of use wear, the base of the suspension loop extending down onto the undecorated back face of the plate. The back face itself appears to have traces of two incomplete but integrally cast circular rivets positioned beneath the suspension loop at the centre of the plate The entire object measu…
Created on: Wednesday 10th October 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 10th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alderton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-86FCD1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A silver early medieval (Anglo-Saxon) penny of Cuthred, King of Kent, c.798-807 AD, mint: Canterbury, moneyer: Duda. Portrait type as North, 1980: no. 211; Naismith C30.1. The flan has some slight damage to one side but otherwise the coin is in good condition.
Created on: Thursday 6th September 2012
Last updated: Thursday 27th June 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Great Finborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-C43E86
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Small silver pin with polyhedral head, missing most of its shaft. The head is a rough cube, measuring 4.8mm square at the top; it is 4.2mm tall and there is no collar between the base of the head and the top of the shaft. The corners of the cube have been cut off, leaving tiny triangular facets. All the faces are undecorated. The shaft is circular in cross-section and is 2.2mm in diameter at the top, where it tapers strongly to begin with; it then runs straight down to the fresh unpatinated break, at which it measures 1.5mm in diameter. Total length 15.0mm. Weight 1.0g. Silver pins…
Created on: Thursday 28th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 8th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Wenhaston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-75D752
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete cast copper-alloy knob from a florid cruciform brooch of Anglo-Saxon date. It comprises a flat rectangular plate with chip-carved decoration on the front face comprising a Salin's Style I human face mask. This has a transverse band of decoration at the attachment end that projects slightly to each side of the lappet and contains a central transverse wavy or zig-zag line. Beneath this the face has prominent eyebrows, globular eyes and projecting oval cheeks separated by a sub-triangular nose. Extending from the base of the nose is a triangular motif, possibly the mouth or ton…
Created on: Tuesday 12th June 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Freckenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-735931
Object type: GAMING PIECE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast lead object, possibly a gaming piece of later Early-Medieval date. It is pyramidal in form with hollow back face and moulded decoration on the front face. The moulded decoration comprises four evenly spaced vertical ridges that run the length of the object and taper towards the rounded top. It measures 16.18mm in height, 18.31mm in length, 17.48mm in width, and 16.55g in weight. Similar conical lead objects with hollow back faces and moulded decoration are noted from Suffolk and Cambridgeshire (for example SF-C01997, SF-50B784, SF-6F5256 and SF-6F7361). They are interpreted as …
Created on: Monday 19th March 2012
Last updated: Saturday 19th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Bury St Edmunds', grid reference and parish protected.


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