SWYOR-C5B492: Post medieval mount

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Unique ID: SWYOR-C5B492

Object type certainty: Certain
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Asymmetrical copper alloy fleur-like mount, probably post medieval in date. The mount is poorly finished with casting marks around the edges which have not been filed away. The front of the mount is decorated with punched dots and crescents and is shaped roughly as a fleur de lis with a small circular perforation at the apex. The mount is broken in some places and was clearly larger in form originally. The back is plain and undecorated with no indication of rivets or mounting fixtures other than the hole at the top. The tooling on the front of the piece is characteristic of later 17th century accessories but it is not a dress accessory and is more likely some sort of decorative furniture mount. The mount weighs 5.16g and measures 33.9mm in length, 31.11mm in width and 2.02mm in thickness.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1600
Date to: AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33.9 mm
Width: 31.11 mm
Thickness: 2.02 mm
Weight: 2.02 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd July 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Marshall
Identified by: Ms Anna Marshall

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Scotton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: Wednesday 23rd August 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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