LIN-9D9113: Medieval mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: LIN-9D9113

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Cast copper alloy elongated mount. The mount is symmetrical with a pierced trefoil termination at both ends for attachment to a casket or item of furniture. The face of the mount has been gilded. In the centre of the mount is a slightly expanded square panel enclosing a fleur-de-lys within a circle. The fleur-de-lys is set vertically, which suggests that the mount was attached respectively. A raised collar lies either side of the central panel.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2004

Personal details

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Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Floral

Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Nocton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0564
Four figure Latitude: 53.162779
Four figure longitude: -0.430947
1:25K map: TF0564
1:10K map: TF06SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: LIN
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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