LVPL-123AEC: Post-Medieval buckle

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Unique ID: LVPL-123AEC

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An incomplete cast copper alloy double looped buckle of Post-Medieval date. The object is an asymmetrical buckle with a missing rectangular loop due to ancient breaks. It is D-shaped in cross-section. The outer frame is rounded and is decorated with four engraved oblique lines on the outer edge. The strap bar is narrowed. The object has a light to mid-green patina and is corroded. A similar example which can be found in Whitehead, (2003), p91 is no. 572, which has been dated to c. AD1575-1700.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1575
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.59 mm
Width: 22.33 mm
Thickness: 2.51 mm
Weight: 1.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 30th July 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Conwy (Unitary Authority)
District: Conwy (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Henryd

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

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

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