NLM-750047: Post-Medieval Button: assembled and component parts

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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Unique ID: NLM-750047

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

Copper alloy button fragment. Two joining halves of a plain biconvex composite button with the stubs of an inserted loop projecting from the back part; if not from the same button from two of identically matching type. White metal plating appears front and back. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900.

Diameter: 23.5mm, Thickness (assembled, clear of loop): 8.5mm, Weight: 6.06gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1850
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 8.5 mm
Weight: 6.06 g
Diameter: 23.5 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: NLM39820

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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