PUBLIC-6A6463: PUBLIC-6A6463 double loop buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: PUBLIC-6A6463

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete late Medieval to post medieval cast, copper-alloy double-loop buckle of c. 1350 to 1650 date.

Description: The frame is semi-circular in cross section, being rounded on the front and flat on the reverse. It has oval loops and is waisted adjacent to the narrowed strap bar. Displays an even dark green patina. The pin is missing.

Measurements: Length 21.5mm, width 17.4mm, thickness 2.2mm and weight 2.5g.

Discussion: This common buckle type is recorded extensively on the PAS. Similar buckles can be seen in Whitehead (2007), page 53.

Class: Double-Loop

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.5 mm
Width: 17.4 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 2.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 17th August 2020

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sandwich

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Whitehead, R. 2003 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford Greenlight Publishing 53 No. 292 - 295

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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