SUR-D09FC8: Iron Age to Roman: Button and loop fastener.

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Unique ID: SUR-D09FC8

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An complete button and loop fastener of late Iron Age or early Roman date. The fastener has a lozengiform plate with six cells of unequal size to take enamel which is now missing. From the back emerges a narrow loop which is set parallel to the plate.

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44.22 mm
Width: 18.54 mm
Weight: 13.76 g

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 11-1559

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Epsom and Ewell (District)
Parish or ward: Ewell (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2162
Four figure Latitude: 51.344214
Four figure longitude: -0.2641
1:25K map: TQ2162
1:10K map: TQ26SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: 19.10.1996
General landuse: Open fresh water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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