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Unique ID: SF-6B3594

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A copper alloy Post-Medieval hooked clasp or dress fastener. The loop is rectangular, and the plate beneath has a centrally placed circular perforation outlined by a groove. Both sides are engrailed, and there is a narrow transverse collar below the perforation. The pin is extended rather than bent back, and the tip is pointed, and turned slightly to the right. The fastener measures 31.37m in length, 14.5mm in width, 1.5mm in thickness and weighs 1.79g.

Read Class E type 1, as no.302.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.37 mm
Width: 14.5 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1 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: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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