LANCUM-07B6A5: LANCUM-07B6A5 Cast copper alloy button of Medieval to Post-Medieval date

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BUTTON

Unique ID: LANCUM-07B6A5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cast copper-alloy button of late medieval or early post-medieval date, c.1400-1600. The button is made from solid copper alloy and has a circular head, rounded on the front and with a flat reverse. The reverse has a crudely shaped loop with broad shoulders which attach it to the head. The button appears to be undecorated. The head is 11.05 mm in diameter and it measures 10.94 mm in length to the end of its loop.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1400
Date to: AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.94 mm
Diameter: 11.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 9th September 2009

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Longstanton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3966
Four figure Latitude: 52.274585
Four figure longitude: 0.035862
1:25K map: TL3966
1:10K map: TL36NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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