SUR-96F2B6: Iron Age to Roman: Button and loop fastener.

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Unique ID: SUR-96F2B6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Iron Age or early Roman cast copper alloy button and loop fastener, probably belonging to Wild's Class VIb. The button part has a square or trapezoidal plate although the edges are now very eroded. There may be the remains of a white metal coating although this isn't clear.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.91 mm
Width: 16.7 mm
Weight: 5.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2011 - Monday 31st October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 11-1479

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Capel (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1940
Four figure Latitude: 51.146902
Four figure longitude: -0.300107
1:25K map: TQ1940
1:10K map: TQ14SE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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