NLM-51F9A2: Post-Medieval Button

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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Unique ID: NLM-51F9A2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy button fragment. Cast discoid button front with a flanged rim and hollow back with a central boss for a loop (lost). The display face bears a stamped cruciform motif with floral adornments, much of which are rendered with angled semi-circular punch marks. Slight traces of white metal plating are trapped in the decoration. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900.

Diameter: 29.1mm, Thickness: 0.8mm, Weight: 6.51gms.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1800
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 6.51 g
Diameter: 29.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th February 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM31861

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Decoration style: Floral
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Scotter

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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Audit data

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

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