SWYOR-6B4D97: Medieval or post medieval coin weight

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Unique ID: SWYOR-6B4D97

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy, hooked clothes fastener probably dating from the 16th century (Geake 2001). The body of the tag is circular in shape, having a central, raised circle, within which is a single hole. Around this is an outer circle with seven small, decorative knops. The outer circle is pierced with seven holes. There is a separate, rectangular attachment loop, which is broken, The hooked point of the fastener remains in place. It has a light-green patina. It is 30.9mm long, 16.4mm wide, and 4.3mm thick. It weighs 2.04gm.


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.9 mm
Width: 16.4 mm
Thickness: 4.3 mm
Weight: 2.04 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Sherburn in Elmet (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4932
Four figure Latitude: 53.782029
Four figure longitude: -1.25785
1:25K map: SE4932
1:10K map: SE43SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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