IOW-AE77F5: Post-Medieval: Cufflink Element

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CUFF LINK

Unique ID: IOW-AE77F5

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

A complete post-Medieval silver cufflink element or button (c. 1725-c. 1800).

This single element is circular in plan, convex at the front and concave at the rear. It has a soldered silver wire attachment loop at the rear. At the front there a flower head, possibly a rose with four main petals alternately with four smaller petals or calyx. The front is very worn.

Diameter: 15.7mm; height including loop: 6.0mm diameter of wire: 1.4mm. Weight: 1.76g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1725
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 6 mm
Weight: 1.76 g
Diameter: 15.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th May 2019 - Sunday 5th May 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-7-174

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

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

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