BUC-2A5957: Medieval strap end

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STRAP END

Unique ID: BUC-2A5957

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy medieval two piece sheet metal strap end dating to c. AD 1230 - 1260. The strap end is a long rectangular shape, the terminal end narrows to a rounded triangular point. There is a circular rivet at the terminal end and the split end, these are seperate copper alloy rivets. The face of the strap end is decorated with a double border of repeated impressed circles running along the edge of the strap end. The reverse is undecorated. The strap end has a dark green patina with patches of light green. It measures 33.4mm in length, 11.4mm in width, 4.9mm in maximum thickness and weighs 4.91g.

A similar strap end can be seen in Egan and Pritchard 1991, page 137 number 630.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1230
Date to: Circa AD 1260

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.4 mm
Width: 11.4 mm
Thickness: 4.9 mm
Weight: 4.91 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: Copper 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: 10 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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