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BUCKLE

Unique ID: SF-10FA3D

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Medieval buckle, dating to AD 1350-1400. It consists of an oval frame, which has an oval cross-section. The sub-rectangular cross-sectioned pin bar is narrowed and off set. The outside edge is expanded and has a central recess housing a copper-alloy roller; the latter is flanked by two oval lobes.

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

Length: 22.51 mm

Width: 27.79 mm

Thickness of the outside edge including roller sheet: 6.67 mm

Weight: 6.36 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: 22.51 mm
Width: 27.79 mm
Thickness: 6.67 mm
Weight: 6.36 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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