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Unique ID: SF-6AE141

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

A copper alloy Medieval buckle frame. It is an oval frame which is faceted, and has an ornate outside edge with two knops outlined by grooves to either side of a pin notch. The bar is offset and narrowed, with knops to top and bottom. The pin is wrapped around the bar and moves freely. It tapers to a sharp point. The buckle frame measures 17.41mm in length, 24.86mm in width and weighs 3.14g. The pin is a narrow rectangular strip, 2.25mm in width and 14.9mm in length excluding the loop around the bar.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.41 mm
Width: 24.86 mm
Weight: 3.14 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

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: Tuesday 24th April 2012
Updated: Tuesday 24th April 2012

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