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    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: SUSS-08FA11
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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A Post Medieval cast lead alloy button (AD 1600-1800). The button is very worn and pitted. The button is biconvex in shape, the base of the button is flatter with the remains of an iron loop, now lost.The button measures 14.7mm diameter, 13.2mm thick and weighs 10.9 grams. Similar buttons are illustrated in Read 2005, pg 22-23, and listed as Medieval, 13th-14th century, though these are in copper alloy.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
Last updated: Monday 13th March 2017
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Record ID: BERK-F67F0C
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete copper alloy button of late medieval to early post-medieval date. The button is globular with an integrally cast loop with long flat shank. There is no decoration. This type of button dates from c. AD 1450-1600.
Created on: Monday 1st August 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd August 2016
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Record ID: KENT-F1104D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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An incomplete gilt copper-alloy button or cloak-fasteners of 17th century date, c. 1600-1700. Description: The button is discoidal and flat with a small central shallow covex boss. Surrounding the boss is a thin sunken circle which is entirely devoid of gilding. Dominating the decoration however is a radial design of 8 flowers each made up of a central circle surrounding by smaller circles representing petals. It appears that the decoration was punched through the gilding with a few specs of gilding surviving in some of the flowers where it was crashed into place. The reverse is…
Created on: Monday 1st August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 4th October 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-B644C2
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
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Cast lead-alloy button dating from the post-medieval period, 16th-17th century. The button is complete, but very worn. The loop on the reverse is damaged and part of it is missing. The obverse is decorated with a large quatrefoil and a central raised pellet. There are moulded 'V' shapes in each corner, between every to petals and each moulded petal is also surrounded by an additional moulding.
Created on: Friday 29th July 2016
Last updated: Sunday 25th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bridekirk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-891366
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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Incomplete Post Medieval, 16th-17th century, cast copper alloy button, AD.1550-1700. A biconvex button with an integrally cast shank and loop, though the loop has been lost. A parallel can be found in Read 2008, No.196. Height: 4.01mm Weight: 3.33g Diameter: 11.15mm Ref: Read, B. 2008 Metal Buttons c.900BC - c.AD.1700 Portcullis Publishing: Langport.
Created on: Wednesday 27th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 27th July 2016
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Record ID: LANCUM-77C4DD
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Copper alloy Post-medieval button probably dating 1600 to 1800AD. The diameter is 24mm and the weight 4.66g.
Created on: Tuesday 26th July 2016
Last updated: Monday 24th October 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-75FEFF
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
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A cast lead, tin or pewter button of probable Post Medieval date, about AD 1500 - 1700, though possibly a bit earlier. The circular disc carries a moulded design consisting of two concentric raised circles, separated by wide grooves, surrounding a central pellet. The reverse carries a casting seam and the remains of an integrally cast suspension loop, now broken. Traces of a white metal coating remain on the front of the button. It otherwise displays a light grey patina. It is 17.9mm in diameter and 5.1mm thick. It weighs 4.24gm. Compare LON-B2A86F which is through to be Post Medieval…
Created on: Tuesday 26th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd August 2016
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Record ID: NMS-60AB31
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval lead button with plano-convex head with central nipple, and damaged integral non-drilled loop containing iron corrosion. Diameter c.10.5mm. Length 14.5mm. 16th-17th century. Finders' no. 9
Created on: Monday 25th July 2016
Last updated: Monday 25th July 2016
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Record ID: NMS-2184BA
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval button consisting of a flat-sectioned head in high-tin bronze or tin-coated copper alloy and an embedded wire loop on the reverse (almost all lost). The front is engraved in the centre with an elaborate cinquefoil. Chamfered outer edge with break. Diameter 22mm. 1.5mm thick. 17th century.
Created on: Friday 22nd July 2016
Last updated: Friday 22nd July 2016
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Record ID: DENO-0BE71D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
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A complete cast copper-alloy medieval to post-medieval (AD c.1450-c.1600) one-piece button with an integral drilled shank. The button has a solid, discoidal head, with a convex front and a flat back. The front is decorated with an abraded, engraved central design, possibly a sexfoil, bordered with radiating lines. The shank is roughly rectangular with a rounded end and rectangular in section. The shank has a large, circular perforation at the lower end. The object has a green patina. Overall the object measures 16.19mm long, 10.42mm wide and 2.05mm thick. It weighs 2.69g. cf. Read,…
Created on: Thursday 21st July 2016
Last updated: Thursday 1st September 2016
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Record ID: NLM-F7F49D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy and iron button. Cast concavo-convex plain discoid button front with a central boss or nipple and a probably lathe-cut line defining its rim. A separate loop of copper alloy is embedded in a mass of ferrous corrosion on the back, which may include an iron back-plate. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1775-1875. Diameter: 17.1mm, Height (overall): 7.3mm, Weight: 3.97gms
Created on: Wednesday 20th July 2016
Last updated: Thursday 21st July 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Scawby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-F6C7D3
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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An incomplete copper alloy Button of Post-Medieval date (AD 1600-1700). The object is composed of a flat disk with semi-circular cells which create a seven-petalled flower. The centre of the object has a large, integral, circular projecting knop or boss. The semi-circular cells retain some red enamel with a small amount of blue enamel retained around the outer edge. The outer edges of the object are all heavily abraded. The reverse of the object retains two projecting tabs which would have curved to form the attachment loop. The metal is a dark green in colour with areas of pitting…
Created on: Wednesday 20th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 20th July 2016
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Record ID: SUSS-F6AA0A
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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A post medieval copper alloy button with silvered or tinned surface. AD 1700-1800. The button is circular and domed with rounded top and a hollowed interior. The surface is coated in white metal and decorated with incised lines running across the front surface of the button. The underside of the button is concave and has a small wire loop for attachment which as probably soldered in. The button is 13.2mm diameter, 1mm thick. The height of the dome is 7.2mm. It weighs 2.02 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 20th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd August 2016
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Record ID: NMS-E449CC
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a solid bi-convex head and an integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 10.4mm. Length 13.7mm. 16th century.
Created on: Tuesday 19th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 19th July 2016
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Record ID: NMS-E3FA49
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a solid bi-convex head with a central nipple and an integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 11mm. Length 16.5mm. 16th century.
Created on: Tuesday 19th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th September 2016
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Record ID: NMS-64E689
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Three post-medieval copper alloy buttons, each with a solid head and an integral non-drilled loop, 16th century: - bi-convex, diameter 10.5mm, length 14.7mm. - bi-convex, diameter 9.8 - 10.7mm, length 13.2mm. - plano-convex, diameter 11mm, length 11.6mm.
Created on: Wednesday 13th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 13th July 2016
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Record ID: NMS-629B31
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button with an integral drilled loop: a biconical, hollow openwork head with a small central nipple and engraved lines between six triangular perforations on the front face, and with six perforations on the rear face. Comparable with Baart et al. 1977, 185, no. 235, Margeson 1993, 20-2, fig. 11 no. 102 and Read 2005, 30, no. 93. Diameter 11.7mm. Length 18.3mm. 16th century.
Created on: Wednesday 13th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 13th July 2016
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Record ID: NMS-621503
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a solid asymmetrically bi-convex head and an integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 9.5mm. Length 13.8mm. 16th century.
Created on: Wednesday 13th July 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 13th July 2016
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Record ID: NMS-4CB1B5
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button consisting of a solid, bi-convex head with an integral undrilled loop. Diameter 11.5mm. Length 14.5mm. 16th century. Finder's no. AB896
Created on: Tuesday 12th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 12th July 2016
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Record ID: NLM-4B034E
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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Copper alloy buttons. Seven discoid and one octagonal buttons and button fragments. Most have plain fronts, three of them flat [top row illustrated], though one has a stamped strapwork design. Two, including the latter, are of hollow composite construction [bottom row], and two, including the other hollow composite example, bear slight traces of white metal plating. Where loops remain they are of drawn copper alloy wire. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Combined Weight: 17.75gms
Created on: Tuesday 12th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 12th July 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burton Salmon', grid reference and parish protected.


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