NLM-74F569: Modern Uniform Button

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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Unique ID: NLM-74F569

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy button. Die-stamped plano-convex composite uniform button, from the uniform of the Lincolnshire Imperial Yeomanry. A central heraldic shield bears the Cross of St George with a central lis, and the legend LINCOLNSHIRE IMPERIAL YEOMANRY around the edge in a Garter-type band. A drawn wire loop passes into the separate flat back plate. The unit was raised in 1901 to provide mounted soldiers to fight Dutch South African guerrillas in the latter stages of the Boer War. Suggested date: Modern, 1901

Diameter: 17.8mm, Height (clear of loop): 7.8mm, Weight: 3.78gms

Class: Uniform

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Exactly AD 1901
Date to: Exactly AD 1901

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 7.8 mm
Weight: 3.78 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39819

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Decoration style: Heraldic
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Grasby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0804
Four figure Latitude: 53.52158147
Four figure longitude: -0.37246588
1:25K map: TA0804
1:10K map: TA00SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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