PUBLIC-B6E112: Medieval copper alloy buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: PUBLIC-B6E112

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval copper alloy buckle with integral forked spacer, 37mm long, 16mm wide and 2mm thick with a weight of 3.27grams. The object is rectangular in form and cross section and is the central part of a three part buckle with integral strap end. It consists of an oval shaped buckle frame which has tapered sloping outer edges. This is attached to two forked spacers with a rectangular cross section. These form a rectangular platform for a metal plate and each one tapers in width towards their end to accomodate the belt.

Class: Composite

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.06 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Nikki Goldblatt
Identified by: Mrs Nikki Goldblatt

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)
Parish or ward: Cold Hanworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0383
Four figure Latitude: 53.3338941
Four figure longitude: -0.45471037
1:25K map: TF0383
1:10K map: TF08SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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