YORYM-D64B93: Post-medieval : Mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: YORYM-D64B93

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete cast copper alloy mount of post-medieval date. The mount is a convex pointed oval shape and is undecorated. The reverse is concave with a central, square sectioned attachment shank projecting and terminating in a point. The reverse of the mount is also undecorated.
The metal has a dark greenish-black patina and is worn. The mount is 24mm long, 11.4mm wide, 11.5mm thick (with shank) and weighs 2.8g.
Similar objects have been interpreted as mounts for leather or furniture.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24 mm
Width: 11.4 mm
Thickness: 11.5 mm
Weight: 2.8 g

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: North Duffield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6836
Four figure Latitude: 53.815844
Four figure longitude: -0.968666
1:25K map: SE6836
1:10K map: SE63NE
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: YORYM
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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