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Unique ID: SF-685CB2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A sheet copper alloy Post-Medieval mount. It is hinged, and may have been used as a book or casket mount. A short rectangular plate,decorated with an indented terminal and small central knop, has two rivet holes each with corroded rivet remains. This is attached to a second plate, connected by the hinge and set at right angles. This plate has a rivet hole near the hinge, and is shaped with an openwork rectangle surmounted by a trefoil shape, perforated for a rivet and terminating with a point. The object measures 25.58mm in lenth, 9.88mm in height and 9.89mm in width. It weighs 2.4g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.58 mm
Height: 9.88 mm
Width: 9.89 mm
Weight: 2.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Sutton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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