PUBLIC-EE6E51: Modern livery button

Rights Holder: Lincolnshire County Council
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-EE6E51

Object type certainty: Certain
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Modern copper alloy, cast livery button. The button's face is slighlty convex with a concave reverse. It was most likely originally gilded or silvered. The front has a raised design of a crown with an erect arm holding some kind of object, however it is too worn to make out any kind of detail. On the back is the makers' name: HAMMOND TURNER & SONS, between an inner and outer pellet border and a loop in the centre which would attach the button to, presumably, some kind of garment.

It hasn't been possible to identify the crest, however the backmark was used by the makers from 1823 to 1865.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1823
Date to: Circa AD 1865

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.17 g
Diameter: 26.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Georgina Cole
Identified by: Miss Georgina Cole

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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