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MEDIEVAL CLASP

Medieval strap clasp of copper alloy, dated to c1300-1450. It Clasp has a sub-rectangular frame, the top and bottom edges outcurved and the bar of circular cross-section. The clasp has a double plate with a single rivet in the centre at the end. The frame has a small, rotating ('folding') sheet-metal end wrapped around the outer edge. This has a fixed bar-mount across it. Length 38.7mm, width 13.4…