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MEDIEVAL STRAP END

14th century cast,copper alloy strap end. Cast in one piece, this strap end is subrectangular in plan and tapers to a rounded point.It is semicircular in section. It is 46mm long, 5mm thick and weighs 7.5g. The top of the strap end is splayed for fixing to a leather strap and two partial rivet holes are visible. The patina of the object is dark brown with signs of tinning on the reverse. It probab…