NMS-5164B3: Medieval buckle

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Unique ID: NMS-5164B3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Slightly distorted medieval copper alloy oval buckle frame with incomplete strip pin, offset, narrowed bar, and wide outside edge. The latter is decorated with a symmetrical scrolled motif in counter-relief and was once inlaid with enamel. One speck of blue enamel remains. Probably a Limoges product. 23 x 38mm. First half 13th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1250

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014 - Tuesday 25th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 30853
Other reference: MB032014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Hanworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2035
Four figure Latitude: 52.86748016
Four figure longitude: 1.26712291
1:25K map: TG2035
1:10K map: TG23NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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