LEIC-26D703: 26D703 medieval buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: LEIC-26D703

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval copper alloy single looped buckle, 22mm long, 20mm wide and 4mm thick. The object is in a fair condition with a brown patina and weighs 2.72grams. The buckle is very similar to No 87 in Whiteheads Buckles 1250-1800. It is circular in form and section and has a small recessed pin bar, 10mm long. It has a wider, rounded pin rest with incised lines along its length. It has protruding knops at each side which give it a crescentic form.

Class: Meols type 10

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1250
Date to: AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 20 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 2.72 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
To be known as: Claybrooke parva

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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