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Unique ID: PUBLIC-39E104

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper-alloy single loop D-shaped buckle fragment with moulded decoration. The solid D-shaped fragment has lost its strap bar. It is crudely shaped on one side only to resemble ropework but the thickness of the casting diminishes and thickens again, varying quite considerably in its shape. Circa 1450-1550. Similar examples are shown in Whithead "Buckles 1250-1800" page 25. 36.94mm wide, 25.14mm high, 2.97mm thick weighs 4.69grammes.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 25.14 mm
Width: 36.94 mm
Thickness: 2.97 mm
Weight: 4.69 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th August 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Wendy Thompson
Identified by: Mrs Wendy Thompson

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
Parish or ward: Lydd (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0220
Four figure Latitude: 50.9440418
Four figure longitude: 0.87407339
1:25K map: TR0220
1:10K map: TR02SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting on private farmland
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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