Button
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden NORFOLK Sun November 19, 2006
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 1155 Rod Blunt
Material Size (mm) Date
Copper or copper alloy 19mm 18th century

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Description: A die-formed three-piece sheet copper or copper-alloy button with separate soldered wire shank; spherical; hollow; undecorated; front and back are soldered together; a circular-section simple looped shank.
Keywords: Button
Object Type: Button Object Classification: Three-piece
Object Sub-classification: Spherical Object Description:
Object Inscription: Period: Georgian
Date Range: 18th century Primary Material: Copper or copper alloy
Additional Material: Method of Manufacture: Die-formed
Surface Treatment:
Weight (grams): Size (mm): 19mm
References: Cf. Gordon Bailey, Buttons & Fasteners 500BC-AD1800, Fig.9.343. Comments: Note: The UKDFD includes separately produced shanks in the button piece-count classification.
Findspot: Hempnall County: NORFOLK
Recorded elsewhere: No Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Tesoro Cortes Record validated by: Rod Blunt


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