LANCUM-320F96: Roman button and loop fastener

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BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER

Unique ID: LANCUM-320F96

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Cast copper-alloy button-and-loop-fastener dating from the early Roman period, that is c. AD50-150. The button and loop fastener is of the teardrop- or petal-headed type, which is Wild's Class III. Is survives complete but with a very corroded surface and iron corrosion inside the triangular fastening loop. The head is teardrop- or petal-shaped with a raised circular moulding in the centre. The shank is triangular in shape with a circular cross section. Petal- or teardrop-shaped button and loop fasteners were typically not enamelled.

Class: Wild Class III

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 150

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36 mm
Width: 18 mm
Thickness: 13 mm
Weight: 9.69 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bolton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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