LEIC-F6DDF5: Medieval? copper alloy stirrup shaped mount

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: LEIC-F6DDF5

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Medieval copper alloy stirrup shaped buckle, 23mm long, 14mm wide and 4mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 2.23 grams. The object is sub-rectangular in form and section, with one flat edge with a recess to hold the pin. The other part is curved and terminates with a central sub-rectangular pin rest. Several similar examples are illustrated in the Meols report where they are dated to 14th century. (Griffiths et al. 2007, 94, no.622ff).

Class: Cassels type 1.5C

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 2.23 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Wendy Scott
Identified by: Ms Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Southery (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6195
Four figure Latitude: 52.529079
Four figure longitude: 0.371966
1:25K map: TL6195
1:10K map: TL69NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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