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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SF-1B7865

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

A cast copper-alloy annular buckle of Medieval date. The frame is annular in form, circular in cross section, and with possible use-wear to one side of the frame. Hinging around the frame is a separately cast copper-alloy pin. This is rectangular in form and section, tapering to a rounded tip, with oval loop and single transverse grip at juncture of loop and shaft. The entire object measures 38.42mm in diameter, 3.96mm in thickness and 14.10g in weight. It is of Medieval date, c.14th-15th centuries AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.96 mm
Weight: 14.1 g
Diameter: 38.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2014

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Bromeswell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: SF
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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