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Record ID: DEV-ECE8B5
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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Post Medieval silver circular button. The button is plain on the front and the back has a central scar where the soldered on loop has been lost. Below the loop are the incised initials RC, presumably the owner, around the scar are the stamps of the lion pasant guardant, the soverigns Head duty mark and the makers mark, H[...]. The button is 23.6mm in diameter, 0.8mm thick, weighs 3.30g and is slightly bent. The makers mark is not fully clear and there is no clear office mark which might help narrow the possibilities. The dating is this dependant on the duty mark which was used from 17…
Created on: Friday 16th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: NMS-E9B5F0
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval gilt copper alloy domed button or cloak fastener with integral drilled loop. Punched and engraved decoration as Read 2005, no. 157-8. Diameter 28mm. Length 10mm. 17th century.
Created on: Friday 16th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: LON-D80A9F
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete Post Medieval, lead-alloy disc from a cuff link dating from AD 1750-1800. The disc is octagonal and depicts a ship within an incised octagonal curvilinear border. The rear of the fastener is undecorated; a casting seam is visible on the back. The disc has an integral looped shank squashed flat against back of the disk. Dimensions: diameter: 14.55mm; weight: 1.17g Reference: Read, B. 2005. Metal Buttons C.900BC - AD1700. Portcullis Publishing, Langport, Somerset
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: NLM-D66E6B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Lead alloy button fragment. Cast discoid lightly biconvex button front retaining the rusty marks from the loss of a separate iron shank. A floral motif resembling a Tudor rose appears on the front. Fiercely abraded and chipped. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1600-1650. Diameter: 19.7mm, Thickness: 6mm, Weight: 4.61gms
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-D665D9
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Sub-spherical hollow composite button with a ball-shaped front bearing finely machined lines, and with a small flat back plate inserted which retains a drawn wire loop. Slight traces of gilding may be trapped in the decorative surface of the front. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 11.6mm, Height (as found): 10mm, Weight: 1.80gms
Created on: Thursday 15th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 15th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Low Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-9483EE
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy possible button or cuff link fragment. A flat discoid composite button comprising a probably die-stamped front bearing a radial floral design within a cabled border, a flat back plate with a linear border confining a ring of tiny dots; and a drawn wire loop passing into the latter. Slightly squashed and consequently distorted. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1850. Diameter: 12.5mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 2.1mm, Weight: 0.84gms
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Amcotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-30E828
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button or cloak fastener fragment. Cast flat discoid button with the stub of a loop embedded in a central boss on the back. The front bears a central circular panel of probably machine stamped radial lines with a slightly depressed centre. About one third of the front is lost. Abraded. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1850. Diameter: 29.5mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.7mm, Weight: 6.34gms
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
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Record ID: DYFED-2FC687
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Carmarthenshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Small circular decorated button. Button is whole however has a small chip. Button is 18mm in diameter and weighs 4g. The obverse features a small rim around the circumference of the outside of the button, with 8 equal 'slices' which taper inwards to the centre, there is a small circular protrusion in the centre of the button. Each 'slice' is decorated with small lines. The reverse features a damaged loop in the centre. There are letters on the reverse, possibly a make or manufacturers name which state ' _ A _ _ D _', unfortunately the letters are illegible after 12 o'clock.
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Abergwili', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-054BA4
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete Post Medieval, lead alloy disc from a cuff link dating from AD 1763 -1797. The disc is octagonal and depicts a bust of John Wilkes left with WILKES & LIBERTY 45 around within an incised octagonal curvilinear border. The rear of the fastener is undecorated; a casting seam is visible on the back. The disc has an integral looped shank.​ Dimensions: length: 15.11mm; width: 15.31mm; weight: 1.22g "On 23 April 1763, John Wilkes published his famous 'North Briton No.45', attacking George III and his Prime Minister, the Earl of Bute.​ The issue number in which Wilkes pu…
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: LON-054A27
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete Post Medieval, copper alloy cuff link or cuff button dating from AD 1783-1800. The fasteners are oval in plan and both depict a circular air balloon connected via four ropes to a gondola (boat) beneath. Within the gondola are two indistinct figures possibly indicating passengers in tricorne hats facing each other? Around the circumference of the balloon are six sets of double annulets, the ropes connecting the gondola rise up and intersect these and then continue past curving left and right to form a lattice work net over the balloon. The gondola has guidon flags protruding …
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th November 2018
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Record ID: LON-05499E
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete Post Medieval, copper alloy cuff link or cuff button dating from AD1700-1800. Each fastener is circular in plan and depicts a two lovers in a romantic embrace, with the words LOVE . FOR . L . around. The fasteners have a rope twist rim. The rear of the two fasteners is undecorated. They have an integral looped shank and are joined by a drawn wire link. Dimensions of individual fastener: diameter: 11.16mm; weight: 1.22g Similar cuff links on the database are PUBLIC-4FDA06 and LON-BBA12D. Reference: Read, B. 2005. Metal Buttons C.900BC - AD1700. Portcullis Publishing, Langp…
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th November 2018
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Record ID: LON-0548E7
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A complete Post Medieval, copper alloy cuff link or cuff button dating from AD 1740-1786. Each fastener is circular in plan and depicts Frederick the Great on horseback left with raised sword in his right hand and horses reins in his left, with the words KING OF PR (King of Prussia) around. The rear of the two fasteners is undecorated. They have an integral looped shank and are joined by a drawn wire link. Dimensions: diameter of individual fastener: 12.08mm; weight: 1.33g Another cuff link depicting Frederick the Great on the database is LON-9386EB. A medalet depicting Frederick in …
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th November 2018
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Record ID: LON-0507AC
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval lead alloy shoe buckle plate dating from AD 1660-1750. The remaining part of the buckle represents the plate with a heart shaped attachment button at the end. The remains of the iron pin are present. On the upper side above the button is a makers stamp consisting of a crown being held by a lion rampant left and a unicorn rampant right with the initials S B below. Egan (2005:38) writes "a button or knop on the plate, seems to be a post-Restoration fashion in this country." Another identical buckle plate from the same area is LON-050337. Dimensions: length: 30.74mm; wei…
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
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Record ID: LON-050337
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
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A Post Medieval lead alloy shoe buckle plate dating from AD 1660-1750. The remaining part of the buckle represents the plate with a heart shaped attachment button at the end. The remains of the iron pin are present. On the upper side above the button is a makers stamp consisting of a crown being held by a lion rampant left and a unicorn rampant right with the initials S B below. Egan (2005:38) writes "a button or knop on the plate, seems to be a post-Restoration fashion in this country." Another identical buckle plate from the same area is LON-0507AC. Dimensions: length: 30.74mm; wei…
Created on: Monday 5th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 14th November 2018
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Record ID: DOR-9C33FC
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A copper alloy lead alloy button of Medieval to Post-Medieval date, circa 1350-1800. The button is circular. The front face is convex and the reverse is flat. In the centre of the front face is a small, central projection. At the reverse the separately applied copper alloy loop remains intact but has beenbent. The object has a light silvery-grey coloured patina. Date: Late Medieval to Post Medieval - c. 1450 - 1800 The button measures 10.08 mm in diameter, 9.47 mm in thickness and weighs 2.17 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
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Record ID: NLM-995AAD
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and iron probable cuff link fragment. A probably die stamped discoid concavo-convex front from a link or button, with a flat display face bearing finely incised detail comprising a central annulet, a ring of closely spaced short radial lines, and a circle enclosing them. These are separated by a plain zone from an intermittently indented edge to the field and a stepped rim from which the rest stands proud. The decoration may have been executed with the aid of a hand-powered machine. Ferrous corrosion in the hollow back, bedded in a buff coloured fixative, probably represen…
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-992233
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy button. Cast discoid plain button of near-plano-convex profile with marks from the loss of a separate shank on the flat back. The metal retains a grey tint. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1650-1700. Diameter: 14.6mm, Thickness: 5.8mm, Weight: 5.63gms
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Muckton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-83F964
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Cast biconvex discoid button with an integrally cast and drilled loop, and with an apical knop or nipple. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1600. Height: 15.7mm, Diameter: 11.4mm, Weight: 3.33gms
Created on: Tuesday 30th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 30th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winterton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-83BA04
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
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An incomplete copper-alloy Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) button brooch dating to the period c. 470-530 AD. It is a flat circular plate with the front face decorated with a frontal helmeted face encircled by an incised line. The details of the face such as the eys, the mouth and the edge of the helmet are realised with incised lines. No pin remians only the lugs of the hinge and catchplate. See SF-172585 on the database for comparison.
Created on: Tuesday 30th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th November 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-78612D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval hollow copper alloy three piece button, rounded in plan and biconvex in section. The button is 9.3mm thick with a centrally located drawn copper alloy loop projecting by 4.2mm at the rear. It is 11.7mm in diameter and it weighs 0.95g. All surfaces have a mid-green patina and there is no decoration. Similar examples are NLM-6FED0D, NLM-DA49D3, CAM-9D0856 & SWYOR-A00416 Bailey illustrates buttons of this type in 'Buttons and Fasteners: 500BC - AD1840' (2004) on page 77 which are dated to the 18th century.
Created on: Monday 29th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Osbaston', grid reference and parish protected.


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