SWYOR-2AD7A6: Medieval buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SWYOR-2AD7A6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy, single loop buckle with an integral plate, dating from about AD 1250 - 1400. It has an oval frame with a broad outer edge and a pointed knop at each end of the strap bar. The plate is narrow, tapering to a point, and is decorated with two transverse ridges flanking a bulbous area. There is a single rivet hole containing the remains of a copper alloy rivet, and a circular perforation for the pin below the strap bar. The pin is missing. The buckle has a rough, light green patina. It is 31mm long, 12.7mm wide and 5.4mm thick. It weighs 2.63gm.

Similar buckles are illustrated in Whitehead, 2003, Buckles 1250 - 1800, page 34, numbers 195 - 200.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31 mm
Width: 12.7 mm
Thickness: 5.4 mm
Weight: 2.63 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 17th July 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Doncaster 00956

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Tickhill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5895
Four figure Latitude: 53.44858039
Four figure longitude: -1.12815659
1:25K map: SK5895
1:10K map: SK59NE
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: SWYOR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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