NMS-C57777: Incomplete double loop late Med to early Post Med buckle

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Unique ID: NMS-C57777

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Incomplete copper alloy double oval loop late Medieval to early Post Medieval buckle. Approximately two thirds of the second loop is missing from old breaks across the frame. The front surface of the frame is decorated with oblique grooves forming a rope-like pattern, the reverse is plain. Pointed triangular sheet pin wrapped around the strap bar. Circa AD 1400-1600.

Max length, 25.2mm, width 33.1mm; weight 5.7g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.2 mm
Width: 33.1 mm
Weight: 5.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th March 2021 - Sunday 14th March 2021

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 31862
Other reference: GCENF146957

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Lexham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8616
Four figure Latitude: 52.70969381
Four figure longitude: 0.75188471
1:25K map: TF8616
1:10K map: TF81NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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