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MEDIEVAL BUCKLE

A complete mid to late Medieval copper-alloy single loop D-shaped buckle, dated c.1250-1500 AD. The buckle consists of the D-shaped buckle frame and D-shaped in section with the outer edge being broader than the sides. It has an offset and narrowed strap bar with a copper alloy sheet pin with two transverse ridges at the point where it is folded around the strap bar. For a broadly parallel publis…