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    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: FAKL-9E1937
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post Medieval cast copper alloy button. Domed with a hollow underside in the centre of which is an integrally cast lug through which is drillled a 3.0mm diameter hole. On the face is a flower motif consisting of four petals radiating in a cross, curved lines either side of each petal in fill the area between them, rows of stamped rings run down the junctions of these subsiduary petals. There is a further group of stamped rings in the centre of the button. . Diameter 25.4mm, Height 8.7mm, Thickness (metal section) 1.9mm, Mass 7.25g. Read (2005, 36) dates the introduction of these bu…
Created on: Tuesday 7th February 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2017
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Record ID: FAKL-9DF31B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post Medieval cast copper alloy button. Domed with a hollow underside in the centre of which is an integrally cast lug through which is drillled a 2.5mm diameter hole. On the face is a cross made up of pairs of incised lines in the centre of which is a ring and dot. Between the arms of the cross are radiating lines of scale-like stamp impressions. Diameter 22.6mm, Height 9.0mm, Thickness (metal section) 2.5mm, Mass 7.79g. Read (2005, 36) dates the introduction of these buttons to the mid seventeenth century, the absence of the type from eighteen century contexts suggests that they …
Created on: Tuesday 7th February 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2017
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Record ID: HAMP-8AC0DA
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy, gilded post-medieval livery button, dating to the period 1880-1904. The front left-hand side of the button is a moulded lion or griffin's head and neck, open-jawed, facing left and resting on a horizontally-placed book. Rising above the head from the book is an arc of small annulets joined with short rectangular sections. To the right-hand side is a pair of crossed oars. Beneath both depictions is a short section of horizontally-placed twisting, imitiative of rope. On the back the button reads: Firmin&Sons LD in the upper hemisphere and 47 Warwick ST Regent …
Created on: Monday 6th February 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 15th February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Owslebury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-831F13
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval copper-alloy button in the form of a low pyramid. The button has a broken integral loop. On the face is a diagonal cross with cast leaf decoration in each angle.
Created on: Monday 6th February 2017
Last updated: Thursday 25th May 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-253355
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead alloy button dating from the post-medieval period.
Created on: Wednesday 1st February 2017
Last updated: Friday 2nd June 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Maryport', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-1FD10E
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy Button of the Post Medieval period, probably dating from c. AD 1700 - c. AD 1850. The button is circular in plan and rectangular in section. The front of the button has been decorated to resemble a coin of probably Emperor Marcus Aurelius. The decoration depicts a laureate crowned bearded bust right in relief with the inscription '[ ]AVRELAN O[ ]S AVG' around the outside. The legend appears to be a garbled copy of the original. The reverse shows the same decoration in reverse, and depressed. There is a broadly ovular shaped, circular sectioned, suspension l…
Created on: Wednesday 1st February 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 15th February 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-1FB13B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval lead-alloy button, dating late 16th-17th century. The button is convex with flat back and decorated with a central point. The button has a integral looped shank and a casting seam is visible on the back of the button.
Created on: Wednesday 1st February 2017
Last updated: Monday 13th March 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-0BE330
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy button or cloak-fastener of 17th century date, c. 1600-1700AD. The button is discoidal, slightly plano-convex with a central dot within a concentric circle. The reverse is undecorated and the integral shank has snapped away. Brian Read illustrates a number of buttons from the 17th century which share similar decorative styles, although has no identical examples (Read 2005, 11 & 27). The diameter is 15mm and the weight 2.44g. Read, B., 2005. Metal Buttons c. 900 BC - c. AD 1700. Langport : Portcullis Publishing
Created on: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Last updated: Monday 6th February 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-0BDD22
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy (tombac) solid discoidal flat button with a bevelled edge. On the reverse is a shallow central domed boss where the attachment loop was formerly affixed - this has broken away. There are similar buttons in Bailey (9.46, 9.52 etc.) which are given an 18th century date. The diameter is 14mm and the weight 2.01g. Bailey, G., 2004 Buttons and Fasteners 500BC - AD1840 Essex : Greenlight Publishing, 9.46, 9.52 etc
Created on: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Last updated: Monday 6th February 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-0BD6C7
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragment. Cast concavo-convex front from a composite button. The front bears traces of white metal plating but is otherwise plain. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1850AD. The diameter is 16mm and the weight 3.89g.
Created on: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Last updated: Monday 6th February 2017
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Record ID: DEV-0A89A2
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval bone button measuring 11mm in diameter and 1mm in thickness. The button is disc-shaped; it is circular in plan and has a flat face on both the front and back. There is a circular apeture at the centre measuring c. 2.5mm in diameter.
Created on: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
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Record ID: DEV-099B91
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval copper alloy button. The front is stamped with the initials 'W S Y'; for West Somerset Yeomen. More info to follow. Diameter 16mm; length including attachent loop: 16mm.
Created on: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 13th February 2018
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Record ID: NMS-071C9E
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two post-medieval copper alloy buttons, both comprising a solid head and an integral non-drilled loop, 16th century: - biconvex with a central nipple, diameter 11mm, length 17mm. - plano-convex, diameter 10.5mm, length 11.5mm Field CH
Created on: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 31st January 2017
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Record ID: NMS-F3E2E9
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy button or cloak-fastener with an engraved six-pointed star and punched annulets and crescents on the convex front and a drilled loop on the hollow reverse. Very similar to Read 2005, no. 156. Diameter 25mm. Length 8.1mm. 17th century. Field BA
Created on: Monday 30th January 2017
Last updated: Monday 30th January 2017
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Record ID: NMS-F3BE5A
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a plano-convex head and an integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 9.8mm. Length 10.4mm. 16th century. Field BUR
Created on: Monday 30th January 2017
Last updated: Monday 30th January 2017
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Record ID: NMS-F11F8A
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a solid bi-convex head with a central nipple and a bent and broken integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 10.6mm. Length c.17mm. 16th century. Field T1
Created on: Monday 30th January 2017
Last updated: Monday 30th January 2017
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Record ID: SUR-E16561
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large Post Medieval copper-alloy button with a white metal coating. The button is a large and heavy flattened sphere with a large integral loop.
Created on: Sunday 29th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 4th April 2017
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Record ID: SUR-C7D28D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flat Post Medieval gilded copper-alloy military button with a plain reverse. The button has the number 70 within an eight-point star. This relates to the 70th Surrey Regiment of Foot, and dates to c.1782-1812.
Created on: Saturday 28th January 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 4th April 2017
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Record ID: NMS-C7ADFC
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a solid plano-convex head and an off-centre integral drilled loop. Diameter 9.7mm. Length 15.3mm. 16th century. Field J012
Created on: Saturday 28th January 2017
Last updated: Saturday 28th January 2017
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Record ID: IOW-BC34A8
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete and squashed post-Medieval lead alloy hollow button (c. 1600-c. 1750). This button was hemispherical prior to being damaged and is broadly circular in plan. The upper face is decorated with a raised 'ring-and-dot' at the centre of the button with surrounding scroll-like features. There is a soldered seam around its circumference and a small circular blow-hole to one side of the attachment loop. The attachment loop is made or iron wire. Maximum diameter: 15.0mm; thickness: 7.0mm. Weight: 4.04g. Compare with a similar button recorded from near Salisbury. See find: WI…
Created on: Friday 27th January 2017
Last updated: Monday 30th January 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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