SF7454: Button

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Unique ID: SF7454

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Fragment of lead-alloy button, with relief triple-strand cross decoration. Only the centre survives, with the scar from a missing loop on the reverse. Maximum surviving diameter 11 mm.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 1.62 g
Diameter: 11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 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: Babergh (District)
To be known as: COCKFIELD

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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