SUSS-7D6712: Post Medieval mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: SUSS-7D6712

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval cast copper alloy lozenge shaped mount. The mount is flat on the surface with bevelled edges. On the reverse there are two integral rivets. One of them has broken and is now 3.6 mm long, the other is bent over at 90 degrees and approximately 11.6 mm long at is full length. A piece of dried leather is still fastened on the underside of the mount. The metal surface of the object is a red copper colour with a bright green patina in places. The mount is 32.5 mm, 25.6 mm at its widest point, and wieghs 6.82 grams. It probably dates to 1500 - 1700 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32.5 mm
Width: 25.6 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 6.82 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emma Close
Identified by: Miss Emma Close
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Leather
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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