NLM-F3666C: Post-Medieval Button

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Unique ID: NLM-F3666C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy button. Slightly concavo-convex discoid button, probably die stamped. Thre front bears the circumferential legend: CLERKSONS CHARITY. There is a cast loop brazed centrally to the back, with maker's back stamp reading: WARRANTED BEST QUALITY. Clerkson's Charity was formed in 1725 by a daughter of a prominent Kirton family. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900.

Diameter: 19.9mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.4mm, Weight: 3.93gms


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: 1.4 mm
Weight: 3.93 g
Diameter: 19.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th September 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM40473

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Faldingworth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 2 months ago

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