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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SF-A80DCC

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

A cast copper-alloy annular buckle of Medieval date. It has an annular frame that is sub-circular in section, slightly faceted in places. Hinging around the frame is a separately cast copper-alloy pin that is rectangular in form, square in section with a transverse collar or grip at the frame end, and tapers to a blunt tip. The entire object measures 42.75mm in diameter, 4.42mm in thickness, and 22.11g in weight. This buckle is of Medieval date, c.14th century AD (cf. Egan and Pritchard, 1991: no. 36).

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 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.42 mm
Weight: 22.11 g
Diameter: 42.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012

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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: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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