IOW-17A453: Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon): Buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: IOW-17A453

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

An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy buckle (c. 450-c. 600).

The pin is missing.

The frame is 'D'-shaped and the loop is an elongated oval shape. It is bevelled externally at the front and flat at the rear. The slightly narrowed bar is 'D'-shaped, flat at the rear.

This buckle has a silvery green surface with iron staining.

Length: 16.0mm; width: 24.0mm; thickness: 4.9mm. Weight: 5.82g.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 450
Date to: Circa AD 600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 4.9 mm
Weight: 5.82 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th August 2019 - Sunday 4th August 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: IOW2019-7-280

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

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: GPS (from the finder)
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: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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