IOW-A85FDE: Medieval: Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: IOW-A85FDE

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Medieval copper-alloy single-loop buckle (c. 1200-c. 1400). Meols type 2.

The frame is 'D'-shaped, convex at the front, flat at the rear and bevelled internally and externally at the front. The narrowed off-set bar is sub-square in cross-section with rounded corners.

A similar buckle from London has been published (Egan and Pritchard 1991: 68, fig. 42, ref: 271).

This buckle frame is drab green with traces of a white metal coating.

Length: 14.8mm; width: 17.0mm; thickness: 2.4mm. Weight: 1.19g.

Egan, G. and Pritchard, F. 1991. Dress Accessories: Medieval finds from excavations in London: 3. London: HMSO.

Class: Meols Type 2

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.8 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 1.19 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th September 2018 - Sunday 9th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-7-233

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 8 days ago
Updated: 8 days ago

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