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Unique ID: NMGW144

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cast copper alloy, lozenge-shaped, strap or harness mount with two integral rivets. Part of the mount is slightly bent. Medieval or post-medieval in date. Dimensions 22.5mm x 22.5mm, weight 3.1 grams.


The surface is corroded and shows no evidence of tinning or enamel decoration.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1066

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 22.5 mm
Width: 22.5 mm
Thickness: 7.5 mm
Weight: 3.1 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA:99.51.6a

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Chippenham, Wiltshire

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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