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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SF-10D7AB

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Medieval double loop annular buckle, dating to AD 1450-1550. The buckle frame is shaped into a flower with five petals, which have a slightly bilobed outer edge. On the front face, each petal has a recessed panel decorated with a series of transverse raised triangles. The central bar has a D-shaped cross-section.

Whitehead (1996, chap. V, nos. 272-273).

Length: 28.76 mm

Width: 27.44 mm

Thickness: 2.63 mm

Weight: 5.23 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.76 mm
Width: 27.44 mm
Thickness: 2.63 mm
Weight: 5.23 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 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: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Mildenhall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
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Updated: About one month ago

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