SUSS-EB2A66: Probable Post Medieval Silver Circular Mount

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Unique ID: SUSS-EB2A66

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver disc with off-centre centrally-placed hole, decorated with raised eight-petalled flower with interspersed line and dot 'stamen'. Unclear usage, possibly part of a cufflink or a mount. Probably late Post Medieval to early Modern in date. Declared 'Not Treasure' during preliminary assessment; no treasure number attributed to the object.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MODERN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.02 mm
Weight: 0.44 g
Diameter: 14.98 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 31st August 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Stephanie Smith
Identified by: Miss Stephanie Smith

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Warningcamp

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Exact date of discovery unknown. Finder has notified FLO within 14 day requirement.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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1 comment

  • Richard Gibson wrote @ 20:37:45 on the 1st December 2011.

    I found a similar artefact to this from a Medieval occupation site. It was made in copper alloy rather than silver. See BH-D715C5. I'm surprised this one is dated so late and I think it should be reconsidered under the 1996 Treasure Act.

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