BERK-460272: Medieval buckle: Single looped buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: BERK-460272

Object type certainty: Certain
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A small copper-alloy buckle dating to the medieval period. The single looped buckle has two moulded knops on the outer edge of the frame, either side of two raised ribs and a central swelling.The narrowed strap bar is missing its pin, and possibly a plate as well. These buckles were in use for many decades and date to period c. AD 1250-1400.

Notes:

Finder's Ref: 038

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Finder applying for an export licence

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.66 mm
Width: 16.18 mm
Thickness: 2.57 mm
Weight: 1.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd September 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2013.568

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Wantage (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3985
Four figure Latitude: 51.56253626
Four figure longitude: -1.43878197
1:25K map: SU3985
1:10K map: SU38NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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