IOW-F05CC4: IOW-F05CC4 Medieval to Post-Medieval Stud

Rights Holder: Isle of Wight Council
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Unique ID: IOW-F05CC4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval to post-Medieval cast copper-alloy openwork stud (c. AD 1400-1600).

This stud is mainly convex at the front and concave at the rear. In plan, it has four evenly spaced fleurs-de-lis arranged around a hexagonal centre-piece. This arrangement creates four heart-shaped openings. At the centre of the rear face there is a tapering spike, square in cross-section.

Length: 40.74mm; width: 38.75mm; thickness: 14.49mm. Weight: 10.22g.

The reddish brown metal is largely covered with light green corrosion products.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40.74 mm
Width: 38.75 mm
Thickness: 14.49 mm
Weight: 10.22 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 13th October 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-1-530

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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