LANCUM-782B15: A cast copper alloy button.

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Unique ID: LANCUM-782B15

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A cast copper alloy button of post medieval date, c. AD 1600-1800. The button is circular and shaped like a twelve-petalled flower with a central boss within a border of small pellets and an outer ring of larger pellets. The reverse is flat with an integral attachment loop. Diameter: 11mm, thickness: 1mm, weight: 0.9g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th February 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Rawhead

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Therese Falk
Identified by: Miss Therese Falk

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: CREWE AND NANTWICH

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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