PUBLIC-326911: Belt decoration

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-326911

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

A very corroded post-medieval cast copper-alloy strap or belt mount, probably c.1500-1700. Triangular in shape with one end being formed with three semi-circular moulded lobes, waisted in the centre and then tapering out to a slightly larger set of three moulded lobes. The reverse has the remains of two integrally cast fixing spikes. Length 25.5mm, width 9.8mm, thickness 1.6mm, weight 2.1 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.5 mm
Width: 9.8 mm
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 2.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Identified by: Mr Tony Bishenden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sandwich

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

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

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