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MEDIEVAL KEY (LOCKING)

Medieval key; Small, cast copper alloy casket key. The key has a flattened, subrectangular cross-section. It consists of a simple, circular loop with a straight stem. The bit is a very simple flat bar with no tines. At the end of the key stem it can be seen that the key has a circular iron core within the copper alloy stem.Length 37.7mm, width (loop) 14.4mm, width (front of bit to back of stem) 12…