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SUR-BCB843:

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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BUTTON

Unique ID: SUR-BCB843

Object type certainty: Certain
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A modern three-part machine stamped copper alloy military button, with a drawn wire loop threaded into its back. The front bears the image of a cannon and ram below a Queen's Imperial crown, indicating that it is a late Victorian button for the Royal Horse Artillery. A separate back plate bears a stamped maker's back mark: SMITH & WRIGHT (LTD) .BIRMINGHAM.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1873
Date to: Circa AD 1901

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 5.6 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 24th October 2019

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Long Sutton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7646
Four figure Latitude: 51.20816111
Four figure longitude: -0.91343398
1:25K map: SU7646
1:10K map: SU74NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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