SOM-AB72B7: Post Medieval buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SOM-AB72B7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post Medieval cast copper alloy double loop asymmetrical buckle frame with one oval and one trapezoid loop. There are projecting lobed knops at either end of the recessed strap bar. The loops are triangular in section with bevelled outer sides and a flat back and straight inner side. There is a small indent in the centre of the oval loop creating a pin rest. The pin is missing. It is 28.1mm long, 16.1mm wide and 3.1mm thick; it weighs 1.79 grams.

Whitehead (2003:91) illustrates a very similar example, no. 564, which he dates to c. AD 1575-1700.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1575
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.1 mm
Width: 16.1 mm
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 1.79 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16574

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
To be known as: Cullompton CP

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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