NLM-7E0634: Post-Medieval possible cloak fastener

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Unique ID: NLM-7E0634

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy possible cloak fastener. Cast concavo-convex octagonal rim with two circular stages above that base, the uppermost being flat-topped and bearing a stamped quatrefoil motif. The reverse bears a central protruding socket. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1700-1800

Diameter: 32.8mm, Height (i.e. protrusion): 5.7mm, Thickness (at rim): 1.5mm, Weight: 10.77gms

Class: Cloak fastener

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 5.7 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 10.77 g
Diameter: 32.8 mm

Discovery dates

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

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47793

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Belton

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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