LON-604693: Post medieval copper alloy decorative mount

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Unique ID: LON-604693

Object type certainty: Certain
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An early post medieval cast copper alloy mount or stud dating to the 15th or 16th centuries AD. The mount is cast in one piece in a trefoil shape with moulded decoration on the surface. There is a single pointed lug protruding from the centre of the reverse. The mount is 18.8mm long, 20.4mm wide, 3.2mm thick and weighs 2.7 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.8 mm
Width: 20.4 mm
Thickness: 3.2 mm
Weight: 2.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2009 - Tuesday 30th June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Loose (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7552
Four figure Latitude: 51.240337
Four figure longitude: 0.505647
1:25K map: TQ7552
1:10K map: TQ75SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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