DOR-E54451: Post Medieval buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: DOR-E54451

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy trapezoidal double-looped buckle with an integral centre bar and a separately applied pin. The frame is rectangular with pointed projections at the centre of each of the short outer edges, each with a transverse central groove.. The corners have expanded, rounded knops and there is a rounded knop at either end of the centre bar. The apertures are trapezoidal. The frame is undecorated and rectangular in cross section.The centre bar is narrowed from the frame and trapezoidal in cross section, The rear face is flat and undecorated. The pin is tapering with the wide end hooked around the bar. It is trapezoidal in cross section. There are several areas of green corrosion and concretion on the surfaces.
Date: Post Medieval - c. 1600 - 1700
Reference: Whitehead, R 1996, Buckles 1200 - 1800, page 83, No. 522
Dimensions: 33.39 mm 22.96 mm x 5.99 mm
Weight: 5.44 g

Class: Double looped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.39 mm
Width: 22.96 mm
Thickness: 5.99 mm
Weight: 5.44 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017825

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Sturminster Newton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7914
Four figure Latitude: 50.92506849
Four figure longitude: -2.30015698
1:25K map: ST7914
1:10K map: ST71SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
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