IOW-1E87F1: Post-Medieval Cufflink Element

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CUFF LINK

Unique ID: IOW-1E87F1

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

A complete post-Medieval silver cufflink element or button (c. 1725-c. 1800).

This single element is octagonal in plan, convex at the front and concave at the rear. The edge is down-turned. It has a soldered silver wire attachment loop at the rear. At the front, engraved decoration consists of a scalloped octagonal border close to the edge. In the centre is a flower head (?rose) with four main petals alternately with four smaller petals or calyx.

The front is slightly worn.

Length: 13.1mm; width: 12.7mm; height: 2.5mm; height including loop: 5.0mm; diameter of wire loop: 0.9mm. Weight: 0.74g.

Similar cuff link elements have been recorded on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database. For example see finds: BERK-F633CA; DUR-24A6EE; IOW-0B7E7E; IOW-3717F8; IOW-4A7C02; IOW-64694F; IOW-942384; IOW-B105DD; IOW-CFF9DE IOW-FBD221; KENT-7C6FF2; KENT-84050C; KENT-FAC03A; LON-427394; LON-BAD6E2; NMS-60A4F2; NMS-9A834A; SUR-55C911; SUSS-CE9A36; SUSS-F91492; SWYOR-9ADF58 and WILT-323F27.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1725
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.1 mm
Height: 5 mm
Width: 12.7 mm
Weight: 0.74 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 14th January 2018 - Sunday 14th January 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-1-26

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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