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    • Object type: BUCKLE

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Record ID: WMID-7863AA
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Telford and Wrekin
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An incomplete copper alloy buckle, dating to the Medieval period, c. AD 1300 - c. AD 1400. Around 45 % of the buckle remains consisting of the outer edge of the loop. The axis bar, pin and rest of the loop are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The object is broadly D shaped. The outer edge has been decorated with a central triangle consisting of two raised diagonal rectangular strips joining to a point towards the outside of the buckle, forming a decorated pin rest. To either side of the pin rest, diagonal lines form decorative features. The loop narrows towards the pin bar, but i…
Created on: Monday 17th June 2019
Last updated: Monday 17th June 2019
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Record ID: WMID-49D5A4
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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An incomplete copper alloy double looped oval buckle or sword belt hanger of early Post Medieval date, circa AD 1500 - AD 1630. Around 60 % of the buckle is present, with one loop and the suspension loop present. The other loop is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The surviving loop has a sub-oval frame with a circular, lateral suspension loop on the top of the object, set at right angles. The reverse of the buckle is bevelled, so that the edges are at a slight angle. the obverse of the buckle as a slightly concave appearance. The buckle has been bent in the centre along the …
Created on: Monday 16th October 2017
Last updated: Monday 16th October 2017
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Record ID: WMID-ACC560
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A complete copper alloy double loop trapezoidal buckle frame, of Medieval dating (AD 1350 to AD 1450). The pin and strap plate are missing. The frame is trapezoidal, with a separate central pin bar. A central notch is present on the pin bar to retain the pin. A vertical groove is present as decoration down the length of the pin bar. It measures 17.4 mm in length, 18.1 mm wide and 2.0 mm thick. It weighs 1.6 g. The buckle frame is a dark green colour, with a predominately even surface patina. A similar buckle frame has been published as no 548 in Whitehead, 1996, p 548 and …
Created on: Monday 21st August 2017
Last updated: Monday 21st August 2017
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Record ID: WMID-929A77
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A complete copper alloy double loop oval buckle frame, of late Medieval dating (c. AD 1400 to AD 1600). The pin and strap plate are not present. The front of the buckle has bevelled edges. The central bar is narrowed. V shaped pin notches are present at the mid point on each outer loop. The reverse is flat and undecorated. The buckle frame measures 33.2 mm in length, 34.7 mm wide and 4.0 mm thick. It weighs 6.4 grams. The buckle is a mid dark green, with an uneven surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst within the plough soil, has resulted in a loss of some of the…
Created on: Tuesday 20th June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 4th July 2017
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Record ID: WMID-927164
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy double loop oval buckle frame, of late Medieval dating (c. AD 1400 to AD 1600). The pin and strap plate are not present. The front of the buckle has bevelled edges, with probable ropework decoration. The reverse is flat and undecorated. The buckle frame measures 31.0 mm in length, 19.5 mm wide and 3.4 mm thick. It weighs 3.5 grams. The buckle is a mid dark green, with an uneven surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst within the plough soil, has resulted in a loss of some of the original surface detail.
Created on: Tuesday 20th June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 4th July 2017
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Record ID: WMID-EB2033
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy double loop oval buckle frame, of late Medieval dating (c. AD 1400 to AD 1600). The buckle frame consists of a double looped oval buckle frame, with bevelled edges to the frame. The edges of the buckle frame are raised higher than the central bar. A small v shaped pin rest is present on the outer edges. The reverse is flat and undecorated. The remains of an iron pin are present wrapped around the central bar. The buckle frame measures 28.5 mm in length, 23.8 mm wide and 6.1 mm thick (including pin remnants), 3.1 mm thick (not including pin). It weighs …
Created on: Monday 12th June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 27th June 2017
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Record ID: WMID-3FD2F0
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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A complete copper alloy double looped trapezoidal buckle of Post Medieval dating (c. AD 1570 - AD 1700). The buckle frame is sub rectangular / trapezoidal in plan, and concave (curved) in profile. Each side curves inwards. Filemarks are present on the outer edges. Lobed knops are present at either end of the strap bar. The reverse of the buckle is plain and undecorated. The pin and buckle plate are missing. The buckle measures 24.4 mm long, 22.3 mm wide, is 3.0 mm thick and weighs 3.9 grams. The buckle is a mid brown to mid green colour, with an abraded surface patina. Mov…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Last updated: Monday 5th June 2017
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Record ID: WMID-98238A
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
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A complete copper alloy single looped D-shaped buckle, of the Medieval period, dating from AD 1250 to AD 1500. The buckle frame is complete, the pin and the buckle plate are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The loop is sub oval in plan, with a thickened and expanded outside edge. The outside edge has been decorated with an engraved V shape, with the point positioned towards the outside edge. The strap bar is narrowed and off set. Knops are present at either end of the strap bar. The reverse is plain and undecorated, but has been bevelled towards the inner edge. It measures 17.3 …
Created on: Monday 15th May 2017
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
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Record ID: WMID-DE1B0B
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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A complete trapezoidal single looped buckle frame, of Medieval dating (AD 1300 to AD 1500). The buckle frame and pin are both present. The buckle frame is trapezoidal, with an expanded outer edge and a recessed and narrowed strap bar. The front edges of the buckle are bevelled, creating a convex shape. The outer edge has been decorated with seven raised rectangular panels, the outer ones are triangular. The area around these panels is recessed. The reverse of the buckle frame is concave and undecorated. The pin has been made from a triangular piece of sheet metal, wrapped around…
Created on: Monday 24th April 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th April 2017
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Record ID: WMID-DC9B64
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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An incomplete gilded copper alloy disc-on-pin buckle pin, of Medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1400). The buckle frame is missing, but around 75% of the pin is present, consisting of the disc and part of the hoop. The rest of the pin is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. Breaks are patinated. The pin has a planoconvex cross section. The disc is oval in shape, with an empty oval cartouche located centrally. The border around the cartouche is 3.5 mm wide. It has been gilded and decorated with inward pointing triangular around the inner edge, and rouletted decoration around the outer edg…
Created on: Monday 24th April 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd August 2018
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Record ID: WMID-B79D43
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy sheet metal buckle plate of Medieval dating (AD 1150 to AD 1500). The buckle plate is almost rectangular in shape. All edges appear to be original. Three holes are present along one of the short sides. Two small circular holes for rivets, positioned one on either side. They have an internal diameter of 2.3 mm. One still contains the remains of a copper alloy circular sectioned rivet. A larger circular hole is located between the two rivet holes. This one has an internal diameter of 3.8 mm. A rectangular slot is present, linking the central hole with the e…
Created on: Monday 10th April 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 11th April 2017
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Record ID: WMID-DE7D47
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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An incomplete copper alloy double looped buckle frame, of Late Medieval dating (AD 1350 to AD 1650). The buckle frame has two sub oval loops, with a recessed central bar. The outer loops are expanded, with an bevelled edge. The edges of the loops are damaged. The pin has been made from a sub triangular sheet of copper alloy metal. It has a blunt point. The pin has been wrapped around the central bar. The buckle frame measures 35.4 mm in length, 24.8 mm wide and 7.4 mm thick. It weighs 3.6 g. The buckle frame is a mid brown colour, with an even surface patina. Abrasion, caused…
Created on: Tuesday 17th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 7th February 2017
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Record ID: WMID-4F42A8
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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An incomplete copper alloy buckle with integral plate, of medieval dating (Mid 13th to mid 14th Centuries AD). Around 75% of the buckle is present, with only the buckle loop and pin missing. The plate consists of two ridges at the base, extending into a narrowed column, then into three ridges, and then a trefoil knop at the end. 3 holes are present, one in each of the first ridges, and one in the trefoil. These holes would have originally held rivets, to attach the buckle to the leather of the strap or belt. The underside of the buckle, which would have been touching the belt leathe…
Created on: Tuesday 10th January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
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Record ID: WMID-4F0586
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy single looped oval buckle frame with ornate outside edge, of Medieval dating (Late 12th to late 14th Centuries AD). It consists of a oval frame, with an narrowed strap bar, with a recess for the leather strap. The pin is missing. The front of the buckle has moulded decoration, along the outside edge. The decoration consists of two diagonally extending prominent knops, both plain in decorative details. The knops are flanking a recessed central section on the outer edge. A raised collar is present at the base of each knop. The back of the buckle consists of a …
Created on: Tuesday 10th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 10th January 2017
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Record ID: WMID-4BB097
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete sheet copper alloy buckle plate, of Medieval dating (AD 1350 to AD 1450). Approximately 50% of the buckle plate is present, consisting only of the front plate. None of the four sides are complete, the others are incomplete. The reverse plate is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The plate is sub rectangular, with a flat cross section. Decoration is present in the form of rocker arm or rouletted lines, although due to the degree of wear, it is hard to determine the original design. Filemarks are present on the reverse. The plate measures 24.5 mm in length, 16.5…
Created on: Tuesday 10th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 10th January 2017
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Record ID: WMID-C4E76B
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A complete copper alloy gaping mouth beast buckle, of Medieval dating (AD 1100 to AD 1200). The buckle is irregular in shape, but broadly sub rectangular and hollow. It exhibits zoomorphic decoration. The pin bar is slightly offset and narrowed and narrows in the centre to hold the pin. The remains of the iron pin are still present within the mouth. The pin bar is circular in cross section. The sides, which are solid apart from a circular perforation located just by the open mouth expand into an outside edge consisting of a huge, hollow animal head. It has a broadly circular apertu…
Created on: Monday 28th November 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 29th November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-9912C5
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete possible dolphin headed copper alloy buckle, of late Roman dating (4th to 5th Centuries AD). The possible buckle exhibits two biting animal heads, possibly dolphins, grasping a ball or egg shaped object between their jaws. On either side of the animal heads is a circular attachment lug, with a circular hole positioned centrally. The hole has an internal diameter of 1.8 mm. Bevelled edges to these holes are only present up on the front of the object. Beneath the animal heads, is a T shaped perforation, made from several circular holes joined together. The cross bar is par…
Created on: Monday 14th November 2016
Last updated: Friday 31st May 2019
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Record ID: WMID-06D00E
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy sub annular buckle frame, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1650 to AD 1720). Only the buckle frame is present. The chape and pin are missing, presumably lost in antiquity. The buckle frame is sub annular in plan with bevelled edges. Iron corrosion products are present around the central bar, indicating that the pin may have been made from iron. The frame exhibits moulded decoration, consisting of raised oblique grooves covering half of the frame. The buckle frame measures 29.5 mm in length, 27.5 mm wide and 4.9 mm thick. It weighs 8.3 grams. The buckle fram…
Created on: Monday 7th November 2016
Last updated: Monday 7th November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-0827DA
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy single looped oval buckle frame, typically of Medieval dating (late 12th to late 14th Centuries AD). Less than 50% of the buckle frame is present, with only part of the loop present. The front has a D shaped cross section. The external edge has three raised bosses, with the central one larger than the others. Each boss has a engraved line to either side. The reverse is flat and undecorated. It measures 11.8 mm in length, 22.6 mm wide and 5.6 mm thick. It weighs 2.2 g. The buckle frame is a mid green colour, with an even surface patina. At the tim…
Created on: Wednesday 26th October 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 1st November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-8124B3
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy single loop sub-rectangular buckle frame, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1500 to AD 1650). The buckle frame is present, the pin is missing. The buckle has concave sides with a rounded front and a single lobed knob in the centre of the outside edge. The strap bar is narrowed and recessed. There is no other decoration on the buckle. The buckle measures 39.7 mm in length, 33.4 mm wide and 5.1 mm thick. It weighs 11.3 g. The buckle is a mid green to brown colour, with an even surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst within the plough soil, has resu…
Created on: Thursday 3rd September 2015
Last updated: Thursday 3rd September 2015
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