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    • Object type: button
    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: NLM-2CE0F8
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragment. Cast biconvex button, slightly pointed on its front, and with a stamped design comprising a possibly seven pointed star with rayed surrounding. Riust on the back suggests the post-depositional loss of a separate steel loop. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1700-1800. Diameter: 9.9mm, Thickness: 7.7mm, Weight: 0.82gms.
Created on: Thursday 18th June 2015
Last updated: Monday 22nd June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-2CAC6B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval (1600-1750) copper alloy probable button, with two separate iron rivets apparently drilled through the surface. The button is circular and flat, with one iron rivet at the centre and another close to the edge (they are apparent as 1.4mm diameter circular-sectioned rivets on the decorated face of the button but on the reverse form a large area of iron corrosion). The button is decorated to the front with a grooved six-armed impeller around the cetral rivet, within a grooved line flanking the edge. The reverse is rough and uneven. It measures 14.3mm in diameter, 3.7mm in …
Created on: Thursday 18th June 2015
Last updated: Monday 22nd June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Damerham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-2C01FF
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval button comprising a tin-coated copper alloy plano-convex head with an embedded copper alloy wire loop. Diameter 11.5mm. Thickness excluding loop 4mm. 17th century.
Created on: Thursday 18th June 2015
Last updated: Thursday 18th June 2015
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: HESH-045B6E
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The head of a tinned (white metal coated) copper alloy button of probable Post Medieval date (1600-1700 AD). The button consists of a circular, hollow (?) domed (D sectioned) head; the separate cast back plate with integral shank is lost. The domed head of the button is undecorated and has eroded to a mid purple green colour. In places remains a mid-grey silver coloured applied decorative surface. A similar undecorated, button has been dated by Gordon Bailey 17th century, however, the style persists into the 18th century (Bailey 2004: pp 32-33, fig 8.10). The button head measures 9.…
Created on: Tuesday 16th June 2015
Last updated: Sunday 29th November 2015
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Record ID: NLM-043384
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragment. Cast flat discoid button front with the stub of a probably separate drawn wire loop brazed to the back. The front bears a rimmed border of cabled appearance, and is bent, probably post-deposition. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1850. Diameter: 18.2mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.2mm, Weight: 2.13gms.
Created on: Tuesday 16th June 2015
Last updated: Thursday 18th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-042A07
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragment. Gently concavo-convex discoid button front with a scar on the back where a separate loop has been lost. The front bears an heraldic badge of a facing panther's mask, within a low rim. The back bears the legend BEST QUALITY. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1850. Diameter: 15.8mm, Thickness: 1.0mm, Weight: 1.80gms.
Created on: Tuesday 16th June 2015
Last updated: Thursday 18th June 2015
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Record ID: NLM-041DBC
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Cast flat discoid button with an integrally cast and drilled loop. The front bears two concentric circles around a central pit, probably execute4d on a lathe. The grey tint may arise from tin in the metal mix. There is a prominent mould line on the back. The finder kindly cites Bailey (nd cited) page 37, fig. 8 no. 27 in suggesting a 17th-century date. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1600-1700. Diameter: 22.5mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 2.3mm, Height: 14.0mm, Weight: 6.65gms.
Created on: Tuesday 16th June 2015
Last updated: Thursday 18th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-FE5366
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead probable button. Cast flat centre part of a flat and presumably discoid button with a mould line on the back. The stub of a loop, possibly inserted wire, is set centrally. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1650-1750. Diameter (in excess of): 18.4mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 2.2mm, Weight: 2.64gms.
Created on: Tuesday 16th June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 16th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-FE4B4A
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragment. Concavo-convex hollow hemispherical button front bearing incised decoration of a central pentagon within a triangle with ancillary strokes parallel to the sides of the latter. The decoration is executed by hand. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1825. Diameter: 14.4mm, Height: 5.9mm, Thickness: 1.0mm, Weight: 2.38gms
Created on: Tuesday 16th June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 16th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-F049B8
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post medieval copper alloy "pimple" button of c. AD1500-1650. Cast one-piece with integral drilled shank. The head of the button is Discoidal; circular; solid; convex front; flat back. It has a plain outer surface with a central raised pimple and an ovoid shank with a rounded end. Similar example can be seen in: Buttons & Fasteners, Bailey - 2004, page 28, ref 7.24. Diameter: 10.05mm, Height: 13.16mm, Weight: 1.95g
Created on: Monday 15th June 2015
Last updated: Friday 11th September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nr Royston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-EE6BB7
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy button consisting of a solid plano-convex head and an integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 11.2mm. Length 14mm. 16th century. Field SH3
Created on: Monday 15th June 2015
Last updated: Monday 15th June 2015
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Record ID: NLM-EA6E8B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead probably button fragment. A short (4mm) shank with a [now] rounded end, and with the chipped remains of a plano-convex front with a central boss, p[ossibly with linear decoration in low relief surrounding it. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1600-1700. Diameter (in excess of): 13.7mm, Thickness (front): 3.7mm, Height (overall): 8.8mm, Weight: 2.07gms.
Created on: Monday 15th June 2015
Last updated: Monday 22nd June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-B14F0B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An almost complete, Post Medieval, cast, copper alloy, fair size, discoidal, hollow domed, decorated one piece button or cloak fastener with a broken integral shank. Hand punched ornate floral design with a five-petalled flower in the centre, cresents and curvilinear around and a border of multiple, small annulets. Little wear, attractive brown patina with some pale green corrosion on the surface, especially on the back. This is likely to date to Mid C17th. Ref. History Beneath Our Feet, Brian Read, Anglia Publishing Ipswich 1995, page 146 No. 971-973, Buttons and Fasteners 500BC-AD184…
Created on: Friday 12th June 2015
Last updated: Monday 15th June 2015
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Record ID: NMS-B04E19
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a solid plano-convex head decorated in relief with an eight-bladed clockwise impeller around a central pellet, and an integral drilled loop. Cf. Read 2005, no. 112. Diameter 13mm. Length 14.5mm. 16th century. Field SH2
Created on: Friday 12th June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 8th March 2016
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Record ID: NMS-AE7EE2
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a solid globular head with a central nipple and an integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 12.2mm. Length 18.2mm. Weight 7.26g. 16th century. Field HON1
Created on: Friday 12th June 2015
Last updated: Friday 12th June 2015
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Record ID: NMS-970FD1
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
2 post-medieval copper alloy buttons: plano-convex head and an integral drilled loop (diameter 12mm, length 12mm; bi-convex head and an integral non-drilled loop (diameter 11mm, length 15mm). 16th-17th century.
Created on: Thursday 11th June 2015
Last updated: Thursday 11th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dunton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-8A7AE4
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete post-Medieval silver composite button (c. 1600-c. 1700). Treasure case no. 2015 T434. This biconvex three-part hollow button consists of a front, back and a suspension loop. The front was originally soldered to the back but the two parts are now separated. The front is decorated with an incised five-petalled rosette (Tudor rose) and the back is plain. At the back a circular blow-hole has a diameter of 2.5mm. The suspension loop is made from a folded strip of silver, 'D'-shaped in cross-section and protrudes through to the inside. The button is worn and has a dent at the…
Created on: Wednesday 10th June 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 25th November 2015
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Record ID: PUBLIC-86682F
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval Copper alloy button of c. AD1500-1700 date. . Cast one-piece with integral drilled shank. The head of the button is Discoidal; circular; solid; convex front; flat back. It has multiple concentric circles of moulded beading on the upper surface of the button. It has a rectangular-section rectangular shank with a rounded end. Similar examples can be seen in Read ( 2005) page 31, ref 100. Diameter: 10.5mm, Height: 15.8mm, Weight: 3.5g
Created on: Wednesday 10th June 2015
Last updated: Friday 12th June 2015
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Record ID: YORYM-850C77
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete tombac button of post-medieval date. The button is discoidal, with a flat back and convex front. A small slightlyraised knop is present at the centre of the domed side and the worn and an integral attachment loop projects from the reverse. The metal has a matt silver patina and is worn. The button is 15.4mm long, the head is 11.2mm in diameter and 8.5mm thick; the shank is 4.9mm wide and 1.8mm thick. The button weighs 1.8g. Tombac is an alloy of high copper and 5 - 20% zinc content used in making inexpensive jewellery. Tin, lead or arsenic are also frequently added for ext…
Created on: Wednesday 10th June 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd June 2015
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Record ID: NLM-838429
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Hollow composite button comprising a sub-spherical front, a flat back plate, and a drawn wire loop passing through the latter. Now dented. The finder kindly cites Bailey [nd] page 43 no. 9.15. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1850. Diameter: 11.8mm, Height (clear of loop): 6.8mm, Weight: 1.33gms.
Created on: Wednesday 10th June 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 10th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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