WILT-62E881: Medieval single loop buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: WILT-62E881

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A copper alloy medieval single loop D-shaped buckle with lipped frame dating to c AD 1350-1450. The buckle frame is D-shaped with a pointed lip with central depression to hold the point of the pin. The frame narrows and is connected by a circular profile bar to which the pin is attached. The pin comprises a sheet of copper alloy which narrows to a point and is folded under the bar. Cf Whitehead, R, 2003, Buckles 1250-1800, Greenlight Publishing, Witham p20 no 72.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.17 mm
Height: 5.58 mm
Width: 19.32 mm
Thickness: 2.34 mm
Weight: 1.84 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Alyson Tanner
Identified by: Mrs Alyson Tanner

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4507

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Malmesbury

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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