BUC-2A1FCA: Post medieval pin

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PIN

Unique ID: BUC-2A1FCA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lead alloy post medieval possible pin, dating from c. 1540 - 1900 AD. The artefact consists of the head of the pin, the shank is missing. The head is flat on one side and sub circular. On the face there is moulded decoration, There are five raised pellets around a central raised pellet, surrounding this is a raised curved double border following the shape of the pellets. At the narrow edge of the head is a circular socket where the shank would have originally attached. Pm the reverse the surface is raised where the socket attaches. Above this are two circular rivets which are worn and broken. The pin head is a light yellow white colour with grey patches. It measures 19.5mm in length, 15.6mm in width, 4.1mm in thickness and weighs 3.96g.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1540
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.5 mm
Width: 15.6 mm
Thickness: 4.1 mm
Weight: 3.96 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 23rd May 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 5056

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Beachampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7737
Four figure Latitude: 52.02608031
Four figure longitude: -0.87915232
1:25K map: SP7737
1:10K map: SP73NE
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: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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

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