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Unique ID: LVPL-2C9748

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

A possible copper-alloy button missing its loop.

The object is concave and conical in shape, tapering around 9mm to a central, raised point on one side, and a small impressed line running around the circle, around 2mm from the edge. There is also a small central protrusion on the other side. From above, it has a slight oval, rather than circular, shape.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 5.1 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th March 2018 - Friday 20th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Seonnie Sergeant
Identified by: Ms Seonnie Sergeant

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
To be known as: Newby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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