Record Details

NHER Number:31914
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Medieval folding clasp and Roman coin


Metal detecting in 1996 recovered part of a medieval copper alloy folding clasp, as well as a Roman coin.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 20 86
Map Sheet:TM28NW

Full description

April 1996. Metak detector find.
Medieval folding clasp (part of), see (S1). Broken rectangular frame. Outer edge has animal-head (?lion), with rounded ears, engraved lines over forehead (mane), lentoid eyes with drilled iris, wedge-shaped muzzle and engraved lines on the 'cheeks'. Probably 13th century.
Identified by S. Margeson (NCM).
D. Gurney (NLA), 9 May 1996.

June 1996. Metal detector find.
One Roman coin.
See form in secondary file.
D. Gurney (NLA), 21 June 1996.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CLASP (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DRESS COMPONENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Publication: 1991. Dress Accessories. No 568.

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