SUSS-2940E1: Post-medieval : Mount (obverse)

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Unique ID: SUSS-2940E1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy fleur de lis mount. The mount is flat with a fleur-de-lis above rectangular element which houses a single rivet. The rectangular element has two pairs of lobes which are well worn. There is evidence of gilding around the copper alloy rivet. The metal surface of the object has a patchy green to brown patina. This mount is late medieval to post medieval in date.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.28 mm
Width: 18.78 mm
Thickness: 0.99 mm
Weight: 2.69 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Liz Walker
Identified by: Ms Liz Walker

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Patching

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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