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mattjb
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Really tough days detecting today,7hrs for not a lot!
Musket balls,net weights,3 roman grots, a decorated strip of silver from round a cane or bottle,toasted Georgian and this decorated fragment.
It looks to be bronze,quite heavy and about 6mm thick. I thought maybe a buckle fragment at first but it’s to heavy and chunky for that. I found it on the edge of the patch where I’ve found the roman grots but obviously that might have no bearing on the age of this item.
Any ideas what it might be?
Thanks in advance.
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Intriguing little fragment, that. As you say, perhaps a bit chunky for the usual buckle suspects but it's being decorated only on one side suggests it's something similar
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I had one with exactly that design on it from a dig about 18months ago. It was part of a Georgian door handle :thumbdown:
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Oxgirl wrote: Sun Dec 05, 2021 9:11 pm I had one with exactly that design on it from a dig about 18months ago. It was part of a Georgian door handle :thumbdown:
Knocker :thumbsup: and I'm not calling you names Cath :lol:
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alloverover wrote: Sun Dec 05, 2021 10:17 pm Knocker :thumbsup: and I'm not calling you names Cath :lol:
:lol: actually you are right. It’s in my copper scrap bucket and was a knocker :D
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Oxgirl wrote: Sun Dec 05, 2021 11:14 pm It’s in my copper scrap bucket and was a knocker :D
The first time that I found the end of one I thought it looked a bit chunky to be a fibula! :lol:
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Georgian onwards door furniture is probably a strong possibility. That rope decor does feature on a lot of Georgian ironmongery and the circular bit of a door knocker is likely what it’s a fragment of.
I should have recognised it with me being a carpenter!
Anything from the roman patch is badly corroded unlike this piece
Thanks all for the replies :thumbsup:
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