IOW-88596B: Medieval to Post-Medieval: Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: IOW-88596B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete Medieval to post-Medieval copper-alloy double-looped buckle (c. 1350-c. 1650).

The pin and most of one loop are missing.

The frame is convex at the front and flat at the rear. The narrowed bar is sub-triangular in cross-section.

This frame is corroded and light green.

Length: 14.0mm; width: 17.7mm; thickness: 1.4mm. Weight: 0.76g.

Similar buckles have been published and dated c. 1350-1650 (Whitehead 2003: 53).

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

Class: Double-looped

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14 mm
Width: 17.7 mm
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 0.76 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th January 2019 - Sunday 6th January 2019

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: IOW2019-2-16

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 10 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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