Casket Key
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden HAMPSHIRE Fri March 19, 2010
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 919 Rod Blunt
Material Size (mm) Date
Copper alloy 40mm long Circa 13th - 15th century





Description: A medieval copper-alloy casket key with lozenge-shaped bow, circular-section shank with pipe end, and simple bit. The bow has a knop at each of the three exposed external corners, and there is a barrel moulding at the junction with the shank.
Keywords: Casket Key
Object Type: Key Object Classification: Casket
Object Sub-classification: Object Description:
Object Inscription: Period: Medieval
Date Range: Circa 13th - 15th century Primary Material: Copper alloy
Additional Material: Method of Manufacture: Cast
Surface Treatment:
Weight (grams): Size (mm): 40mm long
References: Comments:
Findspot: Near Winchester County: HAMPSHIRE
Recorded elsewhere: No Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Tesoro Tejon Record validated by: Rod Blunt


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