YORYM-E9BCA5: Post-medieval : Mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: YORYM-E9BCA5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy mount of post-medieval date. The mount is sub-rectangular with pinted ends and has a transverse raised bar in the centre. The reverse has two integral spikes both of which are now broken. The metal has a dark greenish-black patina and is very worn. The mount is 39.58mm long, 10.12mm wide, 9.26mm thick and weighs 5.5g.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.58 mm
Width: 10.12 mm
Thickness: 9.26 mm
Weight: 5.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 29th August 2009

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
To be known as: Boroughbridge

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
Discovery circumstances: Recorded at Rally
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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