LEIC-F5EC91: Post medieval dress fastener

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Unique ID: LEIC-F5EC91

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

Copper alloy dress fastener.The main body of the fastner has a pierced internal decoration with small holes within three sections separated by transverse bars. The object is in good condition, is 30mm long, 14mm wide, 5mm thick and weighs 1.72g.

Subsequent actions

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


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30 mm
Width: 14 mm
Thickness: 5 mm
Weight: 1.72 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 4th August 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2646

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: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6717
Four figure Latitude: 52.74647837
Four figure longitude: -1.00890385
1:25K map: SK6717
1:10K map: SK61NE
What3Words: bluff.divisible.sharper
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: 6 days, 15 hours ago
Updated: 6 days, 15 hours ago

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