LEIC-8C2161: Medieval copper alloy buckle, 1350-1400

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: LEIC-8C2161

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Medieval copper alloy buckle, 28mm long and 19mm wide with a weight of 3.88grams. The object is D shpaed in form and rectanguar in cross section. It has slightly bowed sides and terminates in a collared knop. Its flat edge is slightly recessed Stirrup shaped buckle such as this are illustrated in the Meol's report and dated to 350-1400 (Griffiths et al. 2007, 94, no.622ff).

Notes:

Recorded from photographs. Objects measured and photographed by finder.

Class: Cassels type 1.5C

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 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 19 mm
Weight: 3.88 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Gaddesby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7011
Four figure Latitude: 52.69217009
Four figure longitude: -0.96574591
1:25K map: SK7011
1:10K map: SK71SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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