WMID-438E0C: Post Medieval: Incomplete rectangular shoe buckle frame

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Unique ID: WMID-438E0C

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

An incomplete silvered white metal rectangular buckle frame of Post Medieval dating (AD 1690 to AD 1720).

Less than 50% of the buckle frame is present, consisting of one loop. The front has been decorated with a ring and dot design in each surviving corner and one in between. Triangular knops are present on the corners. Crescents are present linking each ring and dot roundel. Rouletted grooves are present on the inner edges of the crescents. The reverse of the buckle frame is flat and undecorated.

It measures 18.7 mm in length, 39.3 mm wide and 2.6 mm thick. It weighs 4.6 g.

The buckle frame is a dark grey with an even surface patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1690
Date to: Circa AD 1720

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.7 mm
Width: 39.3 mm
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 4.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2021 - Friday 31st December 2021

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Materials and construction

Primary material: White metal
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stoke upon Tern (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ6328
Four figure Latitude: 52.84822195
Four figure longitude: -2.55083483
1:25K map: SJ6328
1:10K map: SJ62NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found whilst out searching with a metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: About one month ago

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