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Record ID: NLM-41FF50
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Biconvex button with a die stamped front with a finely radially lined central boss surrounded by sunken triangular cells on its front, and with a probably separate back plate retaining the stub of a loop. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 13.4mm, Thickness: 5.9mm, Weight: 1.23gms
Created on: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
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Record ID: IOW-321254
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper-alloy gilded button brooch (c. 450-c. 550). Probably Class B (Suzuki 2008: 54-58, plates 67-108). Parts of the rim, pin and catch-plate are missing. The rim is upturned and flaring at an angle of about 35°. Within the grooved border is a central chip-carved anthropomorphic forward facing mask. The helmet or hair is a pointed shape. The straight eyebrows and triangular nose are formed of a single element. Both eye sockets are pentagonal. One eye is complete and lozenge shaped. The other eye is missing due to corrosion. The horizontal …
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
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Record ID: NLM-2E45C1
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. A probably die stamped uniform button. A flat discoid front with an anchor and chain, retaining gilding traces, and with a drawn wire loop brazed to the back. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Diameter: 14mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.2mm, Weight: 1.50gms
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wharton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-2D7235
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Flat discoid probably die stamped button front with a drawn wire loop brazed to the back. The front bears a central six-armed spiral surrounded by thirteen flowers or florets against a stippled ground. The reverse bears a back stamp: ORANGE GILT STANDARD. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 13.1mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.2mm, Weight: 1.62gms
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wharton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-2BA4D2
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Post medieval copper alloy button dating to the period c. AD 1650 - 1750. Discoidal, concavo-convex. The front decorated with an engraved voided saltire, two concentric circles at centre; crescents and annulets in each quarter. An integrally cast, D-shaped shank projects from the reverse. It exhibits a drilled circular hole. See: Read, B, 2005, p. 44, no. 153.
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
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Record ID: NARC-2AE7C4
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A complete lead alloy Unifaced Token, of Late Medieval to Early Post Medieval dating (AD 1400-1700). The token is sub-circular in shape. One face depicts an equal armed cross with a pellet in each quarter (Powell type 14). The reverse is undecorated. The token is also perforated with a sub-circular perforation. The metal is cream colour with a pitted patina. Diameter: 18.61mm, Thickness: 2.23mm, Weight: 2.5g.
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
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Record ID: NARC-2A49E1
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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An incomplete lead alloy Button of Post-Medieval date (AD 1600-1700). The object is a cast plano-convex discoid button with a long, rectangular, integrally cast loop, on the back of the object. The front bears a relief cruciform design of four radiating oval arms with a central boss and a boss or pellet in each angle with three lines between boss and pellet and linear boarders. The integral loop has a central sub-circular perforation. The metal is a light cream in colour with a predominately smooth patina. Diameter: 25.99mm, Thickness (with loop): 7.03mm, Thickness (without loop): …
Created on: Monday 20th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
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Record ID: NLM-DA724F
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. A hollow composite three piece spherical button with a drawn wire loop passing into a small flat discoid plate at the back. The front is plain. Suggested date: Post-Mdeieval, 1750-1850. Height (overall): 14.5mm, Diameter (front): 12mm, Weight: 1.91gms
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wharton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-DA2743
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Possibly die-stamped flat discoid button with the stub of a drawn wire loop brazed to the back. The front bears a floral design of six radiating rhomboid petals, each petal being subdivided by a pair of diagonally slanting grooves. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1850. Diameter: 11.4mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.6mm, Weight: 1.18gms
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Amcotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-D93548
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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An Early Medieval copper-alloy circular button brooch dating to circa AD 450-550. The brooch is missing its pin. The brooch is circular in form with a flaring rim. The brooch has a central face, possibly helmeted, with an arch above the eyes and a long nose and circular eyes. The brooch has a hinge and catchplate on the reverse. No traces of gilding are visible. Parallels recorded on the Pas database include (BERK-572326) and (BERK-A2C187) discovered in Oxfordshire. Most button brooches have been discovered in Southern Britain, only a small number have been recorded from elsewhere. …
Created on: Thursday 16th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-B030C0
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
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An incomplete copper-alloy Roman button and loop fastener of Wild Class Va, c. AD 50 - 200. The head is a pointed ovate in shape with a raised circular boss within a circumferential recess. The pointed terminal is also raised. An integral shank extends down from the reverse of the boss and terminates in a worn break. The metal has a dark green/brown patina and is worn. The button and loop fastener is 26.6mm long, 15.4mm wide, 8.7mm thick and weighs 8.9g.
Created on: Tuesday 14th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 15th November 2017
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Record ID: WMID-468122
Object type: CLASP
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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A Post Medieval copper shoe or clog clasp dating to circa AD 1700-1900. The object has been machine stamped and would have been used with a similar hasp to secure a wooden shoe to the foot. The body of the object is broadly rectangular with a trifoliate lower edge. The upper edge is flat and has an integral sub-rectangular lug at the centre which has been folded to the reverse. The lower edge is trifoliate with rounded edges and has a narrowed projection that is now damaged and lost. The hooked end of the clasp on the upper edge would have attached to a rectangular slot in the corresp…
Created on: Thursday 9th November 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th November 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-2E520B
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
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An incomplete copper-alloy button and loop fastener of Roman date, c.AD 100 - 200. It is of J.P. Wild's Class VIb which dates to the 2nd century AD. The object comprises a rectangular head with an integral circular sectioned shank extending at 90 degrees from the base. The shank bends again at 90 degrees and splits into two arms to form a triangular attachment loop. The orientation of the shank results in the head and loop being on different plains. One corner of the head has been lost to worn breaks. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The button and loop fastener is 33.1mm…
Created on: Wednesday 8th November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 15th November 2017
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Record ID: SWYOR-1D80D7
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A copper alloy Post Medieval button dating from about AD 1450 - 1650. It has a solid sub biconvex headand an integral tab with a circular hole through it forming the attachment loop, though most of this is missing. The button is 10.1mm long, 10.1mm diameter and 2.77g. Compare examples on page 28 of Gordon Bailey's "Buttons and Fastners" and SF-AC2FD1 and LEIC-6C0251.
Created on: Tuesday 7th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 7th November 2017
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Record ID: SWYOR-1D5CCA
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A sheet copper alloy pimple button dating from the Post-Medieval period, about AD 1500 - 1700. The object is sub-spherical with a small central projection at the apex. The button head is made in two pieces, soldered together, making the head biconvex. There is a separate square-sectioned wire attachment loop, fastened inside the hollow button head. The button has a grey patina. It is 18.8mm long, 8.5mm diameter. 1.17g. Compare LVPL-C6D090 which cites a similar example in fig.7.29, p28, Bailey, (2004). Also, SUSS-F2C827Z.
Created on: Tuesday 7th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 7th November 2017
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Record ID: SWYOR-1D25F4
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A worn cast lead-alloy button of medieval date, dating from about AD 1300 - 1600. It is conical with a design of radiating grooves. There is a rib across the reverse from which the integral lead sewing loop projects. It is 15.4mm long, 12.4mm diameter and 5.26g. Similar lead alloy buttons are illustrated in Bailey's Buttons and Fasteners. Compare also LIN-049BB1, SWYOR-38D826 and KENT-910F08 which cites Read (2005, Nos. 33 and 51).
Created on: Tuesday 7th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 7th November 2017
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Record ID: NLM-08D901
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Lead alloy button. A fragmentary cast flat disc with an integrally cast and undrilled loop folded against the back. The front bears a repeating pattern of squares internally divided by straight lines, vaguely recalling the pattern of a tartan, or perhaps an impression made by contact with a coarsely woven fabric. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1600. Diameter: 23.2mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 3.0mm, Weight: 8.07gms
Created on: Monday 6th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 7th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-C53657
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval lead button comprising a solid globlular head and an integral non-drilled loop. The head is decorated with fifteen radial ribs running down form a central annulus to a circumferential rib. Broadly comparable with Read 2005, no. 224. Diameter 11mm. Length 14.5mm. 16th century.
Created on: Friday 3rd November 2017
Last updated: Friday 3rd November 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-B3CA84
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete medieval or post-medieval cast one-piece copper-alloy button with integral undrilled shank, dating to c.1400 -1700 AD. The button is flat on the bottom with a convex outer surface. The button has a matt green-brown patina due to corrosion of the copper-alloy. The simplicity of the design means that it is difficult to assign a more precise date to this button. The dimensions are: 11.92mm in length, 9.21mm in diameter and 5.23mm in maximum thickness, with a weight of 1.97g. Similar buttons dating to the late medieval period can be seen in Dress Accessories, p. 274. A similar …
Created on: Thursday 2nd November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th November 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-B3BC24
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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A complete medieval or post-medieval cast one-piece copper-alloy button with integral undrilled shank, dating to c.1400 -1700 AD. The button has a flat bottom surface and a convex outer surface with a small knop positioned just off centre. The button has a matt green-brown patina due to corrosion of the copper-alloy. The simplicity of the design means that it is difficult to assign a more precise date to this button. The dimensions are: 14.83mm in length, 11.40mm in diameter and 7.35mm in maximum thickness, with a weight of 3.64g. Similar buttons dating to the late medieval period can…
Created on: Thursday 2nd November 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th November 2017
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