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Unique ID: NMS-ACB2D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete tinned mount, of rectangular openwork, broken across the stumps of both sides at the upper end. The body carries a knight and a lady with arms outstretched embracing, cast in relief, slightly hollow-backed, with a flange at the foot with twin rivet-holes. The lady is wearing a long gown and the knight a hooded knee-length mail hauberk. He carries a sword on his left side. The detail is worn and corroded although traces of angular features and mail survive. 16mm x >38mm. 13th century.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1200
Date to: AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38 mm
Width: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st March 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Becky Crawford
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Gillingham

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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