LANCUM-E4C213: Post-Medieval Button (front, back)

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BUTTON

Unique ID: LANCUM-E4C213

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast composite two piece gilt copper-alloy button or cloak fastener with separate soldered drawn iron wire shank which is missing today. The obverse is decorated with a floral motif of punched dots/circlets.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1600
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 4.5 g
Diameter: 31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Ribble Valley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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