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POST MEDIEVAL PURSE

Post-Medieval cast copper alloy purse bar fragment, the arm of a late 16th to early 17th century purse bar with cast foliate decoration.The arm is flat in section, curved in plan, has a single rivet hole (brilled from the reverse, tapering towards the obverse, diameter 2.6mm-2.8mm), expanded collared terminal with curved plate (part of a broken ring which would have formed the swivel); the other e…