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Unique ID: WMID-2A0BA1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Possibly a late Post-medieval lead alloy button c AD 1750 - 1900.

Description: Button is heavily corroded with the shank missing and much of the surface obscured by corrosion. It is solid, discoidal with a slightly plano convex shape. It has a slightly domed front and a flat reverse, with a raised scar in the centre where shank is missing. It is 12.87mm in diameter and 4.05mm thick. It weighs 2.99g.

Measurements: 12.87mm in diameter, 4.05mm thick and 2.99g in weight.


Similar objects can be found on the Portable Antiquities Database under references; KENT-EB2C2D and SWYOR-8D9146

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1750
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.05 mm
Weight: 2.99 g
Diameter: 12.87 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Harrold
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Harrold

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Huddington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9357
Four figure Latitude: 52.21117336
Four figure longitude: -2.10386383
1:25K map: SO9357
1:10K map: SO95NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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