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Record ID: WMID-3F9DBE
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A Post Medieval copper alloy button dating to the 17th century. The button is discoidal, with a central integrally-cast sub-rectangular in cross section suspension loop at the reverse with a circular perforation. The front face of the button is decorated with a central circular impression with one outer and one inner concentric circle incised around the circumference of the button. The button has a dark green to brown coloured patina across all surfaces. No further decoration is present and the reverse is plain. Bailey (2004) illustrates similar buttons on p37, Nos. 8.25 - 8.27. There …
Created on: Thursday 23rd March 2017
Last updated: Friday 24th March 2017
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Record ID: NLM-3C5143
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button and loop fastener, cast thick [2.2mm] circular plate with a cast triangular loop probably brazed to a low [3.8mm] cylindrical lug of diameter 7.8mm set centrally on the back of the plate; Wild Class 5c. The loop is now bent forward over one edge of the plate. Suggested date: Early Roman, 100-200. Diameter: 25.2mm, Height (overall as found): 26.4mm, Thickness (overall as found): 17mm, Weight: 15.36gms
Created on: Thursday 23rd March 2017
Last updated: Thursday 23rd March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulceby with Fordington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-39501E
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete medieval lead-alloy button, circular, plano-convex, damaged face decorated with counter-relief pelleted cross within bordering cross-hatched field, damaged outer edge, transverse casting seam and stump of missing loop on reverse. Diameter 25mm. Cf. Read 2005, no.53. Possibly 15th century.
Created on: Thursday 23rd March 2017
Last updated: Thursday 23rd March 2017
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Record ID: NMS-28F703
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 and an integral non-drilled loop, diameter 11.5mm, length 14.4mm, 16th century.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
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Record ID: NLM-274900
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Flat discoid possibly die stamped button front with a drawn wire loop brazed to the back. The front bears the monogram letters BVA below an arched crown or Crown Imperial. Gilded front and back. A uniform button, possibly from a Volunteer force. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1790-1890. Diameter: 14.7mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 0.8mm, Weight: 1.64gms
Created on: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Scawby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-26EF28
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy buttons. Two buttons: one is flat discoid with a drawn wire loop in a boss on the back and possibly painted black on its front; the other is a concavo-convex front from a composite button with rust-impregnated material in its hollow back. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Combined Weight: 7.76gms
Created on: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wheldrake', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-26E0DD
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragment. Probably die stamped flat discoid button with a low boss on the back for a loop [lost]. An incised radial design with a right hand spiral originates from central concentric lathe made rings at the centre of the front. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1850. Diameter: 23.4mm, Thickness (clear of boss): 0.6mm, Weight: 2.45gms
Created on: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wheldrake', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-26AD27
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MODERN
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Three piece hollow composite discoid uniform button, with a drawn wire loop threaded into its back. A die stamped button front bears the image of a cannon and rammer/sponge below an arched Crown Imperial. The image may suggest an artillery unit, though not necessarily the Royal Artillery, as the Regimental motto is omitted. A separate back plate bears a stamped maker's back mark: [---]& WRIGHT LIMITED.BIRMINGHAM. The button front retains traces of green paint, suggesting it was attached to a uniform of khaki drab. Suggested date: Modern, 1900-1920. Diameter: 2…
Created on: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wheldrake', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-14BEA2
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two post-medieval copper-alloy buttons. Suggested date:Post-Medieval, 1600-1800AD.The buttons are hollow, composite and have domed fronts one with a stud projectingn with a grooved circumferential rim. The diameter is 27mm and 25mm and the combined weight 14.05g.
Created on: Tuesday 21st March 2017
Last updated: Friday 24th March 2017
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Record ID: NMS-01BDC4
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Three post-medieval copper alloy buttons with solid heads and integral non-drilled loops, 16th century: - plano-convex head, diameter 12.5mm, length 11.5mm. - bi-convex head, diameter 10mm, length 12mm. - globular head with a central nipple, diamater 11.1mm, length 17.9mm.
Created on: Monday 20th March 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th March 2017
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Record ID: NMS-C2F139
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval lead button comprising a flat head with two saltires in low relief, and an incomplete integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 15.7mm. 17th century.
Created on: Friday 17th March 2017
Last updated: Friday 17th March 2017
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Record ID: NMS-C2DC25
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a flat head engraved with an elaborate sexfoil, and an integral drilled loop. Cf. Read 2005, nos. 120-2. The loop is most similar to that of no. 122. Length 8.6mm. Diameter 14.5mm. 17th - early 18th century.
Created on: Friday 17th March 2017
Last updated: Friday 17th March 2017
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Record ID: NMS-C2C54B
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. Length 14mm. Diameter 11.5mm. 16th century.
Created on: Friday 17th March 2017
Last updated: Friday 17th March 2017
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Record ID: FAKL-AAD9B9
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval cast lead button, circular with a 8.0mm diameter central boss. On its back is an integrally cast loop set on top of a casting seam. Diameter 22.8mm, Thickness 1.8mm, Mass 7.06g. Read (2005, 17) cited parallels from thirteenth to fifteenth century contexts. While Egan and Pritchard ( 1991, Fig. 178) show no parallels for this button there are examples cast using the same three-part mould process.
Created on: Thursday 16th March 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th March 2017
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Record ID: FAKL-AA7208
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post Medieval button made from pressed sheet copper alloy. Hollow globular body (dented in one place) into which a copper alloy disc was fixed, in the centre of this disc is a wire loop. Diameter 10.6mm, Height 14.8mm, Mass 1.64g. Read (2005, 97) cites a technologically similar button from a seventeenth century context.
Created on: Thursday 16th March 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th March 2017
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Record ID: NMS-AA13F9
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval white-metal coated or white-metal button, with solid rounded biconvex head and stump of embedded copper alloy wire loop. Diameter 9.5mm. 8mm thick. Egan and Pritchard 1991, nos. 1385-95. 13th - 15th century.
Created on: Thursday 16th March 2017
Last updated: Thursday 16th March 2017
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Record ID: YORYM-965A30
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy button and loop fastener of Roman date, c. AD 50 - 200. The head is a pointed ovate in shape with a raised circular boss within a circumferential recess. The pointed terminals are also raised. Ain integral shank extends down from the reverse of the boss and bends at 90 degrees before splitting in to two to form a circular attachment loop. The orientation of the shank results in the head and loop being on different plains. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The button and loop fastener is 50.6mm long, 16.7mm wide, 15.2mm thick and weighs 21.7g. Butto…
Created on: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 15th March 2017
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Record ID: NLM-93DE50
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragments. Four button fragments: the front of a flat plain discoid hollow button with bevelled rim, of diameter 25.6mm;A flat plain discoid button with a boss on the back for the loop [lost], of diameter 21.3mm; A hollow composite pressed metal button with the image of a water bird, squashed, of diameter 17.9mm, possibly retaining traces of white metal plating; and a pressed metal button front with a horse head motif on its raised centre and a broad flat rim, of diameter 21.2mm. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Combined Weight: 14.14gms
Created on: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-93C491
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragment. Concavo-convex hollow button front with an incised hexagonal motif with radial lines at its angles; the back retains off-white cobncreted material. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1775-1850. Diameter: 14.6mm, Height: 6.1mm, Thickness: 0.9mm,Weight: 2.39gms
Created on: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-930555
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy button of probably medieval or post-medieval date. The head of the button is sub-circular in plan and flat. The button is decorated with a long cross design with three pellets in each quarter, mirroring the reverse of a medieval long cross penny. A moulded border surrounds the motif. On the rear of the object is the remains of an attachment loop along with a casting flash which also runs down the middle of the reverse. Dimensions: 20mm in diameter, 2mm thick, 7.2g Similar buttons are recorded on this database (for example WMID-430505, BH-273AB2 and BH-218F67). Bail…
Created on: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Washingborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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