NCL-467855: Post-Medieval mount

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Unique ID: NCL-467855

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper-alloy mount of Post-Medieval date, 1500-1700.

The mount is flat and oblong with moulded decoration and a flat, undecorated underside. The rounded end may have originally had a knop, now missing. The opposite end is broken. The decoration consists of raised dots around a quatrefoil/flower, and raised linear decoration.

The metal has a high tin content.

A circular perforation is centred in the end of the mount.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 58.3 mm
Width: 15.17 mm
Thickness: 3.45 mm
Weight: 12.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st June 2000 - Monday 1st January 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Tin or tin alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Berwick-upon-Tweed (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NT9953
Four figure Latitude: 55.770337
Four figure longitude: -2.017507
1:25K map: NT9953
1:10K map: NT95SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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