KENT-199138: Button post-med

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BUTTON

Unique ID: KENT-199138

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper-alloy button of Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1600 - 1800.

Description: The button is discoidal with a flat section. The front surface is decorated with an incised cross decorating the upper surface in each quadrant has a hatched triangle in it. The edge is formed from cut frilled decoration. A circular shank projects centrally from the reverse which is folded over to form a suspension loop. The button is patinated varied shades of green.

Measurements: 31.25mm in diameter, 9.79mm thick including the shank (1.9mm thick) and 7.84g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 9.79 mm
Weight: 7.84 g
Diameter: 31.25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Decoration style: Geometric
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Incised or engraved or chased

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Lenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9052
Four figure Latitude: 51.23554288
Four figure longitude: 0.72028556
1:25K map: TQ9052
1:10K map: TQ95SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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