LEIC-7465E3: Medieval copper alloy buckle, AD 1000-1100

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Unique ID: LEIC-7465E3

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Early Medieval / Medieval copper alloy buckle, Length: 28 mm, width: 25 mm, thickness: 2 mm, weight: 3.13 g.

The buckle is sub rectangular in form and rectangular in cross section. It is five sided externally and has a D shaped internal void. It has a narrow offset pin bar and its sides have angled projections with slightly rounded knops. It has a central projecting tri-lobed pin rest which has incised depressions divided each lobe. Its frame has very worn traces of a dot in ring motif. The buckles decoration is devolved 'Ringerike' and based on examples such as GLO-20D4FE Two very similar buckles can be seen here BH-82CF20 and SWYOR-22FFC7.

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Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Scandinavian
Date from: Circa AD 1000
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28 mm
Width: 25 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.13 g

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
To be known as: Peckleton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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