YORYM-0C0125: Post-medieval : Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: YORYM-0C0125

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy buckle of post-medieval date. Roughly one half remains of the double looped oval buckle with a recess for the pin on the surviving loop and moulded knops at either end of the strap bar. The remains of a pin loop survives around the strap bar. The reverse is flat and undecorated.

The metal has a mid brownish-green patina and is worn. The buckle is 14.4mm long, 16.5mm wide, 4.7mm thick and weighs 1.4g.

Similar examples are illustrated in Whitehead, p.54 and are dated to circa AD 1500 - 1650.

Class: Cassels type 1.4B

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.4 mm
Width: 16.5 mm
Thickness: 4.7 mm
Weight: 1.4 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cottingwith (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7042
Four figure Latitude: 53.86949757
Four figure longitude: -0.93692954
1:25K map: SE7042
1:10K map: SE74SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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