LON-4B68C2: A complete Post Medieval, copper alloy cuff link or cuff button dating from AD 1750-1800.

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CUFF LINK

Unique ID: LON-4B68C2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Post Medieval, copper alloy cuff link or cuff button dating from AD 1750-1800. Each fastener is oval and depicts a caricature bust, in the style of Mr Punch within a border. The border is decorated at the cardinal points with two large annulets, between which are two small annulets stacked upon each other. The rear of the two fasteners is undecorated. They have an integral looped shank and are joined by a drawn wire link.

Dimensions of individual fastener: length: 17.12mm; width: 13.06mm; weight: 1.55g

A similar cuff link depicting a foul anchor on the database is PUBLIC-514C69.

Reference: Read, B. 2005. Metal Buttons C.900BC - AD1700. Portcullis Publishing, Langport, Somerset

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1750
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.12 mm
Width: 13.06 mm
Weight: 1.55 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Greenwich (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Greenwich West (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3877
Four figure Latitude: 51.47513765
Four figure longitude: -0.01433411
1:25K map: TQ3877
1:10K map: TQ37NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

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

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