DENO-1DF47B: Post Medieval Button

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BUTTON

Unique ID: DENO-1DF47B

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An incomplete copper-alloy button of post-medieval date (17th-century) . The button consists of a flat circular disc, worn around its circumference, with integral attachment loop projecting centrally from its lower surface with a notable casting seam to either side of this. The upper surface of the disc is decorated with an incised ring with central punched dot. Similar examples of this kind of button can be found illustrated in Bailey's 'Buttons and Fasteners', 2004, p.37, see especially figs 8.25 and 8.26.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 7.7 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 3.6 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th August 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7838

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Newark and Sherwood (District)
To be known as: North Clifton Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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

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