NMGW-17B95A: Post medieval copper alloy buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: NMGW-17B95A

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Post medieval copper alloy buckle of mid-16th to mid-17th century date
The cast buckle frame is of rectangular form (33.7mm long, 46.1mm wide and weighing 18.7g) and is complete except for the pin. The integral outside edge resembles a roller and is decorated with diagonal notches either side of a central notch for the pin. The underside of the outside edge is bevelled. The sides have two rounded lobes, with a larger lobe near the bar (9mm deep and 5.4mm thick). The bar is offset and narrowed. The surface is unpatinated, tarnished 'bronze'.

Class: rectangular

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 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.7 mm
Width: 46.1 mm
Weight: 18.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 17th February 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Mark Lodwick
Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2014.225.1

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Linear
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
District: Swansea (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Sketty (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS6391
Four figure Latitude: 51.60112942
Four figure longitude: -3.97950933
1:25K map: SS6391
1:10K map: SS69SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Coastland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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