BERK-0A20F6: Late medieval buckle: Annular buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: BERK-0A20F6

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy annular double looped buckle dating to the late Medieval to early Post Medieval period. The buckle is missing its pin, while the frame is moulded in the form of a five-petalled flower where the slightly irregular petals all have a concave central dip. These buckles date from c. AD 1450-1550.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 5.5 g
Diameter: 28.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th February 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2014.094

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Boxford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4272
Four figure Latitude: 51.44543897
Four figure longitude: -1.39705046
1:25K map: SU4272
1:10K map: SU47SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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