LON-3CAAF5: Medieval single loop buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: LON-3CAAF5

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A medieval copper alloy single-loop sub-triangular buckle. Greatly expanded outer edge terminating in trefoil moulding with groove for pin and engraved zig-zag line borders on front. Narrowed and off-set strap bar. Pin missing. It measures 18.7mm (length) x 22.2mm (width) x 3.1mm (thickness) and weighs 3.32g. Whitehead (1996, 24) dates these buckle to c.1250-1400 - see p.24, particularly no.s 111 & 112, and a very similar buckle has been previously recorded on the database as DENO-8BF094.

Class: projecting outer edge

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.7 mm
Width: 22.2 mm
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 3.32 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial data

No spatial data available.

References cited

  • Whitehead, R., 2003 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford: Greenlight Publishing 24 , 111 & 112

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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