FAKL-AA7208: Post Medieval button

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BUTTON

Unique ID: FAKL-AA7208

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Post Medieval button made from pressed sheet copper alloy. Hollow globular body (dented in one place) into which a copper alloy disc was fixed, in the centre of this disc is a wire loop. Diameter 10.6mm, Height 14.8mm, Mass 1.64g.

Read (2005, 97) cites a technologically similar button from a seventeenth century context.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 14.8 mm
Weight: 1.64 g
Diameter: 10.6 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Kevin Leahy
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SWY 892

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Woolley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3112
Four figure Latitude: 53.60365156
Four figure longitude: -1.53299966
1:25K map: SE3112
1:10K map: SE31SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: FAKL
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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