Record Details

NHER Number:33274
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Saxon brooch and medieval coins


Metal detecting recovered part of a Middle Saxon ansate brooch and three medieval coins.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 08 41
Map Sheet:TG04SE

Full description

1997. Metal detecting finds.
Middle Saxon, most of an ansate brooch. Surviving terminal is triangular, with lobe at each corner decorated with single ring-and-dot. The top of bow is flattened with a lobe at each side, and decorated with four ring-and-dots. The whole brooch has a single-grooved border and a central longitudinal groove. Remains of a large transverse pin bar lug on reverse. 8th/9th century. See (S1).
Three medieval coins. See list in file.
H. Geake (NCM), 1 October 1997.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BROOCH (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Photograph: NCC Find Identification and Recording Service. c. 1975-2000. HES Find Polaroid Collection. HES Find Polaroid Collection. polaroid. black and white. NCM.

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