WREX-8AAD96: Possible post medieval lead alloy button

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Unique ID: WREX-8AAD96

Object type certainty: Certain
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Possible post-medieval lead alloy button. The front of the object has a geometric pattern cast in relief.The reverse has a central dome into which has been case an iron loop - only traces of which remain.

Length: 28.03mm; width: 21.31mm; thickness at central dome: 5.59mm; thickness of rim: 2.11mm; weight: 4.6g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.03 mm
Width: 21.31 mm
Thickness: 2.11 mm
Weight: 4.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 23rd July 2017 - Sunday 23rd July 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 1138

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Decoration style: Geometric
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
To be known as: Bishampton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WREX
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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