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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SF-4B022C

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

A copper-alloy buckle frame of Medieval date. It is as Meols Type 2, with D-shaped frame that has an expanded outer edge and offset and narowed rectangular bar. The outer edge has a single central pin groove and the pin is missing due to old breaks. It measures 38.83mm in width, 23.56mm in length, 3.68mm in thickness, and 5.81g in weight. This buckle is of Medieval date, c.14th century AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.56 mm
Width: 38.83 mm
Thickness: 3.68 mm
Weight: 5.81 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 3rd December 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Bucklesham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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