PUBLIC-93A77F: Rectangular double loop buckle

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-93A77F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post medieval cast copper alloy double looped rectangular buckle c.1570-1700. Quite roughly moulded with substantial traces of tinning on both sides.

Whitehead - Buckles page 75, No 465.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1570
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.6 mm
Width: 10.7 mm
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd April 2018

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

  • Whitehead, R., 2003 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford: Greenlight Publishing Page 75 , No 465

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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