NLM-B5176B: Post-Medieval button

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BUTTON

Unique ID: NLM-B5176B

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy button. Cast discoid plano-convex button with an integrally cast and drilled elongated oval loop. The front bears a central boss or nipple with eight bent rays arranged in a left hand spiral. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1600

Diameter: 13.5mm, Height: 16mm, Weight: 3.30gms

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 16 mm
Weight: 3.3 g
Diameter: 13.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th October 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM48674

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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