SOM-2AC422: Post-medieval mount

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Unique ID: SOM-2AC422

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval copper-alloy mount with single integral rivet. The mount is pointed oval in shape. The front is slightly convex and has moulded beading along the edge. At the centre of the mount is one larger pellet, with incised lines emerging from it in saltire. The single attachment spike emerges centrally from the back. It is square in cross-section and has an old break at the tip. The mount is 23.4mm long by 14.2mm wide, 1.7mm thick excluding the rivet, 8.5mm including. It weighs 2.22 grams. The mount has corroded to a red-brown colour with some areas of light-green corrosion product. One of the ends has been bent downwards as a result of old damage.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.4 mm
Width: 14.2 mm
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 2.22 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens
Identified by: Mrs Vicky Lemmens

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 16573

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: Mid Devon (District)
To be known as: Cullompton CP

Spatial coordinates

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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