BUCKLE

Unique ID: IOW-162864

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

An incomplete and misshapen post-Medieval cast copper alloy double-looped buckle (c. 1550-c. 1650 AD).
The pin is missing.
The frame is convex at the front and flat at the rear and has two identical oval loops. The bar is slightly narrowed, sub-triangular in cross-section (flat at the rear) and extends beyond the frame at each side to form small knops. Iron staining on the bar indicates that the pin may have been made of iron.
At the front of the frame, at each outer edge, there is a small moulding. The frame has active corrosion and traces of a black substance, probably lacquer.
39.81 x 28.53 x 3.13mm. Weight: 7.03g.
This buckle frame is corroded and in poor condition. It has active corrosion on the rear face.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Length: 39.81 mm
Width: 28.53 mm
Thickness: 3.13 mm
Weight: 7.03 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-4-148

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Regularly improved[scope notes]

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Created: Tuesday 27th March 2012
Updated: Tuesday 27th March 2012

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