PUBLIC-3C2EE8: Post Medieval copper-alloy button

Rights Holder: Patrick Brown
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-3C2EE8

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An incomplete, cast, copper alloy, Post Medieval button c1600-c1720. The round button has a flat front and integral, drilled shank which has broken across the piercing. There is a crudely engraved design of a five or six bladed impeller, with a central circle and dot, with three further circles between blades near the edge. The button has a dark green patina.

Diameter 14.4mm. Weight 1.6g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1720

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Patrick Brown
Identified by: Dr Patrick Brown

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Brampton Abbotts

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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