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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SF-8010F4

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

A cast copper-alloy double-looped buckle frame of Post-Medieval date. It has two oval shaped loops separated at their centre by an integral bar that is rectangular in section. Extensive iron corrosion is visile at the centre of the bar and of one outer edge resultant from the now missing pin. The entire object measures 13.41mm in width, 18.80mm in length, 1.21mm in thickness and 0.93g in weight. This buckle frame is of Post-Medieval date, c.1500-1700 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.8 mm
Width: 13.41 mm
Thickness: 1.21 mm
Weight: 0.93 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th December 2010

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Falkenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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