LANCUM-A35906: Post-medieval copper alloy button

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BUTTON

Unique ID: LANCUM-A35906

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Post-medieval copper alloy button. It is flat and discoidal and there are the remains of an attachment for a loop but this is now absent. The button is decorated with a central star within a circular border with protuding chevrons and a series of hearts around the outer border. It is possibly a livery button. Dates to between c1800 and c1900 AD.

The diameter is 25mm and the weight 3.50g.

Shares similarities with NLM-F22BA2, SUR-293816 and DEV-943792 on the database.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1800
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.5 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd April 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Fylde (District)
To be known as: Lytham

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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