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BUTTON

Unique ID: SF-5B8F61

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper-alloy button of Post-Medieval date. It has a solid, undecorated biconvex head with integral suspension loop at the centre of the back face that is oval shaped with oval aperture. The button measures 10.87mm in diameter, 15.24mm in height, and weighs 3.20g. Similar examples from Medieval London suggest a date in the 16th or 17th centuries AD for the current button (Egan, 2005: pp. 48-49).

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
Height: 15.24 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 10.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd September 2012

Rally details.

This object was found at St Marys Bacton (Finningham) Rally 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Finningham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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