PUBLIC-242037: PUBLIC-242037- copper alloy single loop buckle

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BUCKLE

Unique ID: PUBLIC-242037

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy single looped 'roller' buckle. The frame is oval with a narrower offset strap bar expanded at each end with two small knops. The front end of the buckle is expanded and decorated with two knops the loop is recessed to house a copper alloy sheet roller decorated with six circumfrential incisions.The pin bar is recessed and narrow. The buckle is similar but not identical to No 96 (Whitehead, 2003). It can be broadly dated to the 13th or 14th centuries.

Weight: 4.78 gms, Length: 23.6mm, Width: 18.84mm, Thickness: 5.3mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1250
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.6 mm
Width: 18.84 mm
Thickness: 5.3 mm
Weight: 4.78 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd January 2020

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Aymestry

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: metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Whitehead, R. 2003 Buckles 1250-1800 Chelmsford Greenlight Publishing 96

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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