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Unique ID: NMS-9685DA

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval gilt copper alloy spur buckle, an oval frame with an integral plate and a strip pin. The D-sectioned plate begins with very slight constrictions in the sides flanking the pin hole. The sides then curve around a rivet hole before tapering steadily past a transverse rib and a second rivet hole to a trefoil at the inside edge. Overall length 42.7mm. Width of frame 13.8mm. 13th - 14th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42.7 mm
Width: 13.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 22nd December 2016 - Friday 9th June 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 8966
Other reference: ECKC062017

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Rocklands (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9897
Four figure Latitude: 52.53485856
Four figure longitude: 0.9178998
1:25K map: TL9897
1:10K map: TL99NE
What3Words: care.limelight.triathlon
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Thursday 7th December 2017
Updated: Thursday 7th December 2017

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