BUC-F0B9F6: Roman button-and-loop fastener (incomplete)

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Unique ID: BUC-F0B9F6

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

An incomplete Roman copper-alloy button-and-loop fastener.

The loop is triangular in plan, the two long sides converging towards the bottom, where they are joined and have a near-right-angled bend. At this point the now-missing head would have been attached. The loop has a rectangular cross section and is at its widest at one of the top corners.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.24 mm
Width: 10.89 mm
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 1.29 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 16th October 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Clark
Identified by: Ms Ros Tyrrell
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Quainton

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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