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Unique ID: SF-6AE141

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

A copper alloy Medieval buckle frame. It is an oval frame which is faceted, and has an ornate outside edge with two knops outlined by grooves to either side of a pin notch. The bar is offset and narrowed, with knops to top and bottom. The pin is wrapped around the bar and moves freely. It tapers to a sharp point. The buckle frame measures 17.41mm in length, 24.86mm in width and weighs 3.14g. The pin is a narrow rectangular strip, 2.25mm in width and 14.9mm in length excluding the loop around the bar.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Length: 17.41 mm
Width: 24.86 mm
Weight: 3.14 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Suffolk
District: Suffolk Coastal
To be known as: Sutton

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: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

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Created: Tuesday 24th April 2012
Updated: Tuesday 24th April 2012

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