NLM-B8BD63: Spectacle or Double Looped Buckle from Middle Rasen

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Unique ID: NLM-B8BD63

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy

Buckle fragment, as identified by finder. Oval-ended plate formerly attached to a strap of 3.4mm thickness, wrapped around the pin bar of a double looped or spectacle buckle with low knops at either end of the pin bar. A pair of rivets of diameter 2.5mm fastened plate to strap. A bent pin protrudes from the slot in the plate. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1550-1650.

Length: 26.7mm, Height: 28.1mm, Thickness (of plate): 1.1mm, Weight: 5.44gms.

Class: Double Looped or Spectacle

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.7 mm
Height: 28.1 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 5.44 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM16446

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Middle Rasen

Spatial coordinates

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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Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Monday 28th February 2011
Updated: Monday 28th February 2011

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