LVPL-98CCC5: Mount

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Unique ID: LVPL-98CCC5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper alloy mount in the form of a fleur-de-lis dating to the Medieval period, (1100-1500). Each side petal curves downwards and is complete. The central petal is bevelled. The base of the object is oval with a raised central rectangular panel. In the centre of the panel is a horizontal groove. To each side of the panel is a drilled circular hole. There is a small oval projection at the centre of the base. To the rear of the object is a central lug with iron corrosion. The outer face has been filed and has a dark green patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34.78 mm
Width: 29.34 mm
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Sandbach

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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