LIN-9686AA: A Medieval single-looped buckle

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Unique ID: LIN-9686AA

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy buckle dating to the Medieval period (c. AD 1350-1400). The buckle has a rounded knop with a collar at the base. From the knop the frame extends into an oval shape. The frame of the buckle is broken part way along the top and bottom edges. The patina is smooth, dark green in colour, and has is no decoration.

See Egan's Dress Accessories (1991: 94) no.421, which is similar in shape.

The overall dimensions are as follows: 12.21mm in length, 13.35mm in width, 2.77mm in thickness and 0.6g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.21 mm
Width: 13.35 mm
Thickness: 2.77 mm
Weight: 0.6 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Near Caistor

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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