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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SF-D941AC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy fragment of a Medieval buckle, dating to AD 1300-1400. It consists of the outside edge of an oval cross-sectioned buckle frame which has two lobed knops at the ends of a central constriction for a grooved sheet roller. The material and surfaces are in good conditions.

See Meols (2007, p. 91, Pl. 14, nos. 549, 551)

Length: 15.08 mm

Width: 31.11 mm

Thickness, at the outside edge: 5.87 mm

Thickness of the top edge of the frame: 3.50 mm

Weight: 5.07 g

Subsequent actions

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 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.08 mm
Width: 31.11 mm
Thickness: 5.87 mm
Weight: 5.07 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th January 2019

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: Fragment

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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