NMS-93A2B2: Post Medieval Mount

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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MOUNT

Unique ID: NMS-93A2B2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A mount or weight. A very thin (less than 0.5mm thick) cast square, one face with a counter-relief black-letter S and a narrow bordering line at the outer edge. There is no visible means of attachment. Perhaps 16th century. Weighs 4.6 grains, equivalent to 0.29grams or 0.0105 oz.

Notes:

Consequently, due to its age and precious metal content, this item qualifies as Treasure under the terms of the Treasure Act 1996.

Inscription: S

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: The British Museum
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2010T450

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9 mm
Width: 9 mm
Weight: 0.29 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2010 - Monday 31st May 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 53719
Treasure case number: 2010T450

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: The British Museum

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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