LEIC-E10486: Post medieval dress fastener

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DRESS FASTENER (UNKNOWN)

Unique ID: LEIC-E10486

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Incomplete copper alloy dress fastener lacking attachment bar and hook.The main body of the fastener is disc shaped with a serrated outer border, and a pierced internal decoration with small holes within the quadrants of a cross. The object is in poor condition, is 22mm long, 15mm wide, 1mm thick and weighs 0.98g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 12 mm
Weight: 0.98 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 13th July 2017

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2631

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6817
Four figure Latitude: 52.74635371
Four figure longitude: -0.99409236
1:25K map: SK6817
1:10K map: SK61NE
What3Words: dime.buckling.half
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: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Friday 11th August 2017
Updated: Friday 11th August 2017

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