IOW-17AED5: Medieval: Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: IOW-17AED5

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Medieval copper-alloy single loop trapezoidal buckle frame (c. 1300-c. 1500).

The pin is missing.

This frame has moulded decoration at the front and is flat at the rear. It is bevelled internally at the front. The outer edge has two pairs of oblique grooves. The bar is sub-oval in cross-section and is slightly narrowed.

This buckle frame has a drab green patina where the surface is not corroded.

A similar buckle frame has been published (Whitehead 2003: 26, ref: 127).

Length: 14.0mm; width: 21.5mm; thickness: 2.1mm. Weight: 2.60g.

Whitehead, R. 2003. Buckles 1250-1800. Greenlight Publishing, Witham.

Class: Single-loop
Sub class: Trapezoidal

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 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14 mm
Width: 21.5 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 2.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th November 2018 - Sunday 4th November 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: IOW2018-2-132

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

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: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

  • Whitehead, R., 2003 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford: Greenlight Publishing 26, ref: 127

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 14 days ago
Updated: 14 days ago

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