Casket Key
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden YORKSHIRE/SOUTH Wed December 17, 2008
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 484 John Mills
Material Size (mm) Date
Copper alloy 39.01mm Circa 13th - 14th century




Description: A medieval copper-alloy casket key with circular bow, cylindrical stem with pipe end, and simple bit.
Keywords: Casket Key
Object Type: Key Object Classification: Casket
Object Sub-classification: Object Description:
Object Inscription: Period: Medieval
Date Range: Circa 13th - 14th century Primary Material: Copper alloy
Additional Material: Method of Manufacture:
Surface Treatment:
Weight (grams): 4.9g Size (mm): 39.01mm
References: Cf. Brian Read, Metal Artefacts of Antiquity, Nos. 544-556. Comments:
Findspot: Near Rossington County: YORKSHIRE/SOUTH
Recorded elsewhere: No Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Minelab Explorer XS Record validated by: John Mills


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