LIN-00B0B5: Medieval Bar-Mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: LIN-00B0B5

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An incomplete copper alloy medieval (AD c.1350-c.1400) bar-mount with separate rivets, missing a small fragment from one of the end lobes. Overall the object measures 15.4mm long, 8.4mm wide and 3.5mm thick. It weighs 1.03g. The mount consists of a domed oval lobe (flat on the revese) with a sub-rectangular lobe at each end. Each end lobe has a rivet hole containing a copper alloy rivet. The whole of the front of the mount is decorated with crosshatched grooves.

cf. Read, 2001, Metal Artefacts of Antiquity, 19 and 23, nos 149 and 155.

Class: Bar-mount

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.4 mm
Width: 8.4 mm
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 1.03 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alastair Willis
Identified by: Mr Alastair Willis

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: West Lindsey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: LIN
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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