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POST MEDIEVAL PURSE

Post Medieval (1450-1550) cast copper alloy purse bar fragment. The central rectangular block and one arm survives. The central block measures 18.4mm long, 11.5mm wide and 8.4mm thick. It has a central perforation, measuring 5.6mm in diameter, where the suspension loop would have been attached. The block is decorated with an engraved cross on one surface, while the other surface has a vertical lin…