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Unique ID: NMS-231E57

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete copper alloy double loop buckle of late medieval to post medieval date (c. AD 1450 - 1600). It exhibits a narrow central strap bar with one complete D-shaped loop, the outer edge of which has six filed grooves, giving it a cusped appearance. The other loop is missing; only two projecting stubs remain.

See: Whitehead, R, 2003, p. 60, no. 352 - 357.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.2 mm
Width: 14.8 mm
Weight: 0.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Tuesday 16th January 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IND16012018JS

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
Parish or ward: St. Mary, South Elmham Otherwise Homersfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2885
Four figure Latitude: 52.41544526
Four figure longitude: 1.35125227
1:25K map: TM2885
1:10K map: TM28NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: About one month ago
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