LVPL-D90C2D: Medieval terminal

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Unique ID: LVPL-D90C2D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy fragment of uncertain function of probable late medieval to post-medieval date. The fragment consists of an incomplete scallop shaped terminal and rectangular arm. The scallop terminal has six decorative grooves. The top of the central segment of the scallop is incomplete. At the base of the scallop is a transverse double groove. The object then narrows forming a rectangular arm which is a thin pointed oval in cross-section. The rear of the object is undecorated and there are no traces of solder or evidence of attachment. The object has a smooth dark green patina on each surface.

A direct parallel for this fragment has not been found however it does bear similarities to a stirrup recorded from Holt, see LVPL-EF4D47

Dimensions: 62.51mm in length, 32.92mm in width, 6.31mm thick, 41.7g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 62.51 mm
Width: 32.92 mm
Thickness: 6.31 mm
Weight: 41.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st December 2015 - Tuesday 1st March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Stoke upon Tern

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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