BERK-94ECF0: Post-medieval mount: Floral belt mount

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Unique ID: BERK-94ECF0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A tinned copper alloy lozenge shaped harness or belt mount. The mount has a possible floral design in its centre but it is too worn for further identification. The reverse of the mount has an integrally cast shank with a rectangular section that tapers into a point. This mount dates from the late Medieval into the Post-medieval period, c. AD 1450-1600. It is similar to mount LVPL-46C582 on this database.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 1600
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.31 mm
Height: 14.65 mm
Width: 17.41 mm
Thickness: 2.13 mm
Weight: 3.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 1995 - Thursday 12th August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2010.598

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Floral
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Tinned

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chieveley (Civil Parish)

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: Monday 14th February 2011
Updated: Monday 21st February 2011

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