BM-177414: Post-Medieval silver stud or mount

Rights Holder: The British Museum
CC License:

Rights Holder: The British Museum
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: BM-177414

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver stud or mount, circular, cross and pellet design on top, integral spike of square section.

Perhaps 15th-16th Century?

As such, due to its age and precious metal content, this object qualifies as Treasure under the stipulations of the Treasure Act 1996.

Dr Dora Thornton
Curator of Renaissance Europe
The British Museum
London WCIB 3DG

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2009T472


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1599

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 29th August 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Janina Parol
Identified by: Ms Dora Thornton

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2009T472

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Islip (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9879
Four figure Latitude: 52.40025
Four figure longitude: -0.561028
1:25K map: SP9879
1:10K map: SP97NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: WMID-1B6FD8
Object type: THIMBLE
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Thimble with waffle-shaped indentations. Crushed and damaged but a late 17th Century type in form and fracture. As such, due to its age and p…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: BM-176374
Object type: THIMBLE
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Silver thimble fragment, missing domed top, made from silver sheet now pressed out. Plain border roughly engraved Thinke: on with a gap, then…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: LVPL-3FF534
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Silver cap hook; pinked circular backplate with rope twist border and central raised boss, engraved with initials AR conjoined. Gilt front an…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: BM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.