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    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: NLM-D541A7
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button fragment. Flat discoid button front with a central scar on the back where a separate loop has been lost; the upper and lower edges [as illustrated] appear slightly worn or flattened. The front bears an indistinct figurative motif, possibly a bust left with collared garment and possibly with an exaggerated nose which lends the appearance of a caricature rather than a portrait. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1850. Diameter: 20.2mm, Thickness: 1.5mm, Weight: 2.98gms
Created on: Friday 24th June 2016
Last updated: Monday 27th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Haxey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-CFFD05
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Cast solid plano-convex button with the stub of an integrally cast and drilled loop. Abraded. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1550-1650. Diameter: 9.8mm, Height: 8.0mm, Weight: 1.82gms
Created on: Friday 24th June 2016
Last updated: Friday 24th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Haxey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-CFF5D7
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Cast solid biconvex button with the stub of an integrally cast and drilled loop. Abraded. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1550-1650. Diameter: 10.0mm, Height: 10.2mm, Weight: 2.63gms
Created on: Friday 24th June 2016
Last updated: Friday 24th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Haxey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-AE8B43
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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Post Medieval (16th to 17th century) button or cloak fastener: A discoidal cast lead-tin alloy button or cloak fastener. The object is curcular and decorated in high-relief consisting of a raised cross through the centre with four indented chevrons within each quarter, all contained within a curvilinear raised border. The cross is decorated with pellets and transverse grooves. The border is decorated with low-relief annulets. The outer face of the button is slightly convex. The reverse is flat and has a central incomplete loop. The button measures 28.87mm diameter, 8.69mm thick and we…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
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Record ID: CORN-AB5B46
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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Cast lead button, circular in plan and plano-convex in profile, with a raised pattern of a saltire cross angle, creating four segments between each arm of the cross. Within each segment is a raised pellet, about 3 mm in diameter, and in the centre and on the end of each arm of the cross. There is also a raised border around the edge of the button. There is an integral lead shank on the back which is now bent but would have originally formed a loop to attach the button to a coat or thick material. There is also a casting seam as a ridge running across the diameter of the back of the bu…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Thursday 23rd June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-AB539D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a plano-convex head and an integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 11.3mm. Length 11.9mm. 16th century.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
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Record ID: DUR-A70EC8
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A complete Lead Button of Post-Medieval date (AD 1600-1700). The object is discoidal and domed with a flat reverse. The front face of the object retains a relief design consisting of an equilateral four armed cross within a linear cruciform boarder. Within each quadrant are four raised pellets. The reverse is smooth and undecorated and retains an integral attachment loop which in now recurved probably due to post-depositional processes. A pronounced linear casting seam is visible to either side of the loop. The metal is cream in colour with a predominantly smooth and uncorroded pat…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd June 2016
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Record ID: SUR-7EBCEA
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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A Post Medieval to Modern copper-alloy globular button consisting of two hemispheres and a separate loop. The button has the inscription K over LD over 15 for the 15th Kings Light Dragoons.
Created on: Monday 20th June 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd August 2016
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Record ID: SUR-7EB250
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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Four Post Medieval to Modern copper-alloy military buttons of the 3rd (King's Own) Dragoons. None of the buttons has a back mark but all bear a number 3 over the letter D within a Greek key frame. Three of the buttons are 25.6mm in diameter, the other is 16mm in diameter.
Created on: Monday 20th June 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd August 2016
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Record ID: NMS-7EB1BE
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a plano-convex head and an integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 11.4mm. Length 11.6mm. 16th century.
Created on: Monday 20th June 2016
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-7EA4A5
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a plano-convex head decorated with a moulded octofoil and an off-centre integral drilled loop. Cf. Read 2005, no. 111. Diameter 10mm. Length 16.3mm. 16th century.
Created on: Monday 20th June 2016
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2016
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Record ID: SUR-6E68A7
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A Post Medieval copper-alloy military button with a hollow back, dating to c.1798-1810. The button bears the legend SOMERSET in an eight-point star (for the Somerset militia). This is no. 187 on the Early British Military Buttons website.
Created on: Sunday 19th June 2016
Last updated: Thursday 1st September 2016
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Record ID: NLM-28A3E7
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button fragment. Cast flat probably machine made discoid button with four oval stitching holes of diameter (long axis) 2mm [one blocked], and with curving arcs between them on the display face. The back bears indistinctly stamped maker's details. Traces of gilding appear, better preserved on the back. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 12.2mm, Thickness: 0.7mm, Weight: 0.59gms.
Created on: Thursday 16th June 2016
Last updated: Thursday 16th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Muckton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-1470EF
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy possible button. A small discoid composite object with a flat front covered by thin sheet metal which laps around its edges, and with a round hollow in the back. This may mark the site of a lost loop, or may alternatively indicate a function akin to that of a press stud fastener. Suggested date: Post-Medieval to Modern, 1850-1950. Diameter: 10.5mm, Thickness: 1.7mm, Weight: 0.37gms
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alkborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-137153
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 11mm. Length 17.5mm. 16th century.
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-135143
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete post-medieval composite tin coated copper alloy button with remains of an embedded iron wire loop. The head is deep plano-convex with a central nipple and eight curving raidal grooves. Diameter 12.4mm, extant length 7.6mm. 17th century.
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2016
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Record ID: NMS-1331E8
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a solid biconvex head and an integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 10.5mm. Length 14.5mm. 16th century.
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2016
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Record ID: SUR-0FE9EA
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
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A Post Medieval gilded copper-alloy military button of the 51st Regiment of Foot (King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry). The button shows a crown over 51 in a wreath with MINDEN in a box below. On the reverse is the maker's name I M GOWAN GERRARD ST LONDON. Minden refers to the Battle of Minden in 1759, a decisive engagement during the Seven years War. Minden lies on the River Weser between Hanover and Osnabruck.
Created on: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Last updated: Thursday 11th August 2016
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Record ID: SUR-04401A
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wokingham
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A large Post Medieval copper-alloy (with high tin content) hollow-backed domed button with a missing iron loop. The button is decorated with a cast cross with bifurcating arms each of which ends in a trefoils with spiralling terminals. The cross has a pellet in the angle of each arm. The button may possibly have been enamelled but no trace survives.
Created on: Tuesday 14th June 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 10th August 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-0241DE
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Calderdale
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A copper alloy (tombac) button dating from the Post Medieval period, about AD 1700 - 1800. The button has a domed front and a shallowly convex reverse and is solid. A slight apex on the reverse marks the point where an iron attachment loop once projected. The button has a black surface and is pitted. Compare figure 9.75 on page 50 of Bailey's Buttons and Fasteners (2004). The button is 9.1mm thick, 11.9mm diameter and 1.68g.
Created on: Tuesday 14th June 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 14th June 2016
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