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POST MEDIEVAL BUTTON

A Post Medieval copper alloy button, dating to the 16th century. The button is domed with an integral shank, slightly off-centre on the back. There is a drilled perforation towards the end of the shank to attach it to clothing. There is a cast decoration on the dome, consisting of a voided saltire with a pellet in each quarter.A similar style of decoration can be found in Read (2005, 72, no. 267) …