ID and date for button please. ID MADE

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ID and date for button please. ID MADE

Post by dave1985 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:49 pm

Hi all

Found this button today along with the other item that i posted earlier and i could do with a bit of help dating it, i think its 1700's but i havnt seen one like this so i could be decades or even centuries out, anyway any help as always is appreciated. ::g

found with garret euroace just under the surface on a arable field near stamford lincs
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Re: ID and date for button please

Post by fred » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:13 pm

I can't really see it well enough to be sure of exactly how it is constructed but it looks Stuart or early Georgian to me.
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Re: ID and date for button please

Post by Koala » Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:43 am

The shank is a compete circle with both ends narrowed and sitting in a die stamp well.

Alpha and omega shanks would normally have been used in the 18th and 19th centuries.

I suspect this is a more modern button that done in an earlier style
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But then again I could be wrong
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