DEV-B21725: Post-Medieval copper alloy double looped buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: DEV-B21725

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

An incomplete Post Medieval copper alloy double-looped buckle, probably dating to c. AD 1550-1650. One of two oval loops survive. The buckle frame has a plano-convex cross section, with a central, barrel shaped moulding on the outer edge flanked by cast foliate decoration. A triple-stranded collar is situated in the corners of the loop and with a scalloped knop flanking the central bar, which is sub-triangular in cross section. Traces of a black laquer coating survive on the surface.

Dimentions: length 31.3mm; width 45.3mm; thickness 3.3mm; it weighs 6.32g.

cf. DOR-59DE6F, WILT-8991EC, DEV-6FFA96, amongst others.

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 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.3 mm
Width: 45.3 mm
Thickness: 3.3 mm
Weight: 6.32 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st July 2017 - Saturday 21st October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019755

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Torridge (District)
Parish or ward: Broadwoodwidger (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SX4089
Four figure Latitude: 50.67860757
Four figure longitude: -4.26599355
1:25K map: SX4089
1:10K map: SX49SW
What3Words: puzzles.beak.wake
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 4 days, 15 hours ago
Updated: 4 days, 15 hours ago

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