BH-795F54: Late-Medieval to Post-Medieval button

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BUTTON

Unique ID: BH-795F54

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

A complete copper-alloy button dating from the Late-Medieval to Post-Medieval period (c. AD 1450-1600). The head is roughly hemispherical in form with an integral sub-rectangular in section attachment loop that extends centrally from the underside of the head. The button measures 15 mm in length and 10mm in diameter. The button weighs 3.2 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 10 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Saturday 31st March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Harvey Cross

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Dacorum (District)
Parish or ward: Grovehill (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0509
Four figure Latitude: 51.76983853
Four figure longitude: -0.47971139
1:25K map: TL0509
1:10K map: TL00NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: 8 days ago
Updated: 5 days ago

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