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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SF-3E9AB6

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Medieval buckle, dating to AD 1200-1300. It is heavily bent and mishaped but, looking at other parallels it might have had a D-shaped frame. The outside edge is angled and expanded; the pin-bar is narrowed and off set. The front face of the outside edge is decorated with raised scrolls, now mostly faded; it bears traces of gilding.

Cf similar example in this database: BH-BEA11B, BH-46E5F7, LVPL-55671C.

Length: 14.03 mm

Width: 25.43 mm

Thickness: 1.61 mm

Weight: 2.40 g

Subsequent actions

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 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.03 mm
Width: 25.43 mm
Thickness: 1.61 mm
Weight: 2.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 13th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
To be known as: Redisham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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