IOW-C34A80: IOW-C34A80 Post-Medieval Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: IOW-C34A80

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete and misshapen post-Medieval cast-copper-alloy double-looped buckle (c. AD 1550-c. 1650).
The pin is missing.
The buckle is convex at the front and flat at the rear and each loop is similar. Each loop is oval-shaped and has four lobed knops, one at each corner as well as a smaller one at each end of the bar. The insides of the loop at the front are bevelled. The bar is triangular in cross-section, flat at the rear.

This buckle frame is corroded and is partially covered with a black substance, probably lacquer.

39.91 x 23.61 x 2.29mm. Weight: 5.03g.

A similar buckle has been published and dated c. 1550-1650 (Whitehead 1996: 63, ref: 382).

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.91 mm
Width: 23.61 mm
Thickness: 2.29 mm
Weight: 5.03 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th October 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-4-369

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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