NMS-93A2B2: Post Medieval Mount

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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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.


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


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: 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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