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POST MEDIEVAL BUTTON

Copper alloy button dating to the Post Medieval period, AD1501-1600. It is circular and slightly domed. It is decorated with a star pattern, consisting of eight curvilinear lines around a central knop. The loop appears to extend from the centre of the reverse to the edge of the head, an unusual form of attachment. The surface is covered in a mid-light green patina.The button is 16mm in diameterA b…