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Unique ID: SF6260

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Fragments of three lead-alloy buttons. Two of the fragments consist of thin convex circular heads with scars of stems or loops on the concave reverse; the third consists of a thin, very slightly convex sheet with a circular loop on the convex reverse. All may be medieval.


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Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1066
Date to: AD 1540

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3
Weight: 6.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1992 - Monday 1st January 2001

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Helen Geake
Identified by: Dr Helen Geake

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: SUFFOLK CLOPTON

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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