Hunting & Sporting Buttons

A die-formed three-piece button with copper-alloy front and remains of steel back; circular; hollow; convex front; (?) flat back; crimped joint; cat walking left, (prey to left?), leafy spray to right, all within double concentric circle border; shank missing. Possibly a sporting button.

 Object Type  Button  Object Classification  Three-piece (?)
 Object Sub-classification  Pictorial (sporting?)  Object Description  .
 Object Inscription  .  Period  Modern
 Chronology  19th Century  Primary Material  Copper Alloy
 Additional Material  .  Method of Manufacture  Die-formed
 Surface Treatment  .  .  .
 Weight  3.22g  Size  26mm dia.
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 Land Type  .  County  Kent
 Discovery Date  05/05/2016  Site  Pasture TM

A die-formed three-piece hunting button with copper-alloy front and steel back; circular; hollow; embossed front with canted edge; crimped joint; a left-facing fox's head; shank missing.

 Object Type  Button  Object Classification  Three-piece
 Object Sub-classification  Hunting  Object Description  .
 Object Inscription  .  Period  Modern
 Chronology  19th Century  Primary Material  Copper Alloy
 Additional Material  Steel back  Method of Manufacture  Die-formed (i.e. pressed)
 Surface Treatment  .  .  .
 Weight  2.00g  Size  17mm dia.
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 Comments  .
 Land Type  .  County  Kent
 Discovery Date  05/10/2014  Site  MHF Club Dig

A die-formed three-piece hunting button with copper-alloy front and steel back; circular; hollow; embossed front; crimped joint; a fox's head facing with a tail above and a riding crop in its mouth; shank missing.

 Object Type  Button  Object Classification  Three-piece
 Object Sub-classification  Hunting  Object Description  .
 Object Inscription  .  Period  Modern
 Chronology  19th Century  Primary Material  Copper Alloy
 Additional Material  Steel back  Method of Manufacture  .
 Surface Treatment  .  .  .
 Weight  2.42g  Size  17mm dia.
 References
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 Comments  .
 Land Type  .  County  Kent
 Discovery Date  05/10/2014  Site  MHF Club Dig

Dated Era Diameter Type Material Found
No 19-20th Century 18mm Hunting Copper Alloy/Iron Kent
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MHF Club Dig

1.94g . 04/12/2016 Arable -Stubble

Dated Era Diameter Type Material Found
No 19-20th Century 23mm Hunting Copper Alloy Kent
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3.24g . 05/04/2017 Pasture 5

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