LEIC-EF62E4: medieval copper alloy

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: LEIC-EF62E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval copper alloy buckle, 21mm long, 19mm wide and 4mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 3.51grams. The buckle is oval in form and has a recessed pin bar which sits opposite a protruding pin rest with rounded terminals. Similar to fig.96, page 22 in Whitehead, R. Buckles 1250-1800.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Height: 4 mm
Width: 13 mm
Thickness: 19 mm
Weight: 3.51 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th April 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Aspenden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL3429
Four figure Latitude: 51.94337
Four figure longitude: -0.05192
1:25K map: TL3429
1:10K map: TL32NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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