BUC-1762A4: A copper alloy disc, with shallow milled decoration on one face, possibly a Post Medieval-Modern button

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Unique ID: BUC-1762A4

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

A copper alloy disc, with shallow milled decoration on one face, possibly a Post Medieval-Modern button. The object comprises a disc of copper alloy with one decorated face. The decoration runs around the edge of the flan and is largely illegible, being possibly writing or ropework, it is difficult to determine which. The reverse of the disc is undecorated.

Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 13 mm

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 1750
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 28th August 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 5206

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Milled
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Chiltern (District)
Parish or ward: Amersham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9896
Four figure Latitude: 51.65425724
Four figure longitude: -0.58477423
1:25K map: SU9896
1:10K map: SU99NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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