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MEDIEVAL BUCKLE

A Medieval copper alloy buckle, pin and plate. It is a Meols Type 4 buckle frame dating from the late 14th century, with a lipped, projecting point at the apex as a pin rest, and a narrowed and offset bar. The cast pin has a collar and is bent into a loop round the bar. The plate is rectangular with a concave attachment end, folded to form two recessed hinges. Most of the back plate is missing. Th…