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Unique ID: SF-ABDB7B

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper-alloy fragment of a probable Medieval buckle, dating to AD 1250-1400. It consists of the front sheet of a buckle plate. It is sub-rectangular in plan and bears a hole close to one of the two broken short sides. The front face of the plate has two engraved diagonal zig-zag lines meeting at the centre.

The size of the fragment does not allow to add more details to the identification. Cf on this database: KENT-34C873.

Length: 20.45 mm

Width: 12.77 mm

Thickness: 0.94 mm

Weight: 0.78 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1270
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.45 mm
Width: 12.77 mm
Thickness: 0.94 mm
Weight: 0.78 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th March 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: Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 5 days ago
Updated: 5 days ago

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