IOW-5C9A3E: Post-Medieval Lead Mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: IOW-5C9A3E

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

A complete but fractured post-Medieval cast lead or lead alloy mount (c. 1775-c. 1825).

This mount is moulded at the front and uneven at the rear. The front is in the form of a crudely executed coat of arms and consists of a crest, mantling and an escutcheon. The rear face has the stubs of two imbedded iron spikes, one at each side.

This mount is grey with traces of gilding at the front and the rear face is uneven and largely buff.

Height: 40.1mm; width: 32.5mm; thickness: 4.1mm; thickness including stubs: 5.9mm. Weight: 16.95g.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1775
Date to: Circa AD 1825

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 40.1 mm
Width: 32.5 mm
Thickness: 5.9 mm
Weight: 16.95 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 26th November 2014

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: IOW2014-4-286

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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