LVPL-F84BFD: Medieal stud

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MOUNT

Unique ID: LVPL-F84BFD

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy belt mount dating to the Medieval period, (1100-1500). It is domed with a concave rear. The object has a central oval section and has a sub-rectangular terminal at each end. Each terminal is contains a copper alloy rivet for attachment. In the centre is a circular perforation which may have held another rivet or stud.

The central lobe has been decorated with four grooves. The resulting ridges are decorated with a series of small transverse grooves. The object has a dark-green patina and is in good condition.

Dimensions: 15mm in length, 9mm in width, 3.5mm thick, 0.9g

This form of belt mount was very popular in the medieval period and was in use from at least 1150-1450 AD. Similar examples can be seen in Egan and Pritchard's book on Medieval London, p.213-4 (2002). Similar examples which can be found on the database are LVPL-CA08F1, LVPL-F028C2 and LVPL-7D5A62.

Reference: Egan, G. and Pritchard, F., 1991 Dress Accessories, c.1150-c.1450 (Medieval Finds from Excavations in London) (1991) London : Stationery Office Books

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1150
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 9 mm
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 0.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2016 - Tuesday 30th August 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: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Barnwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0483
Four figure Latitude: 52.43509134
Four figure longitude: -0.47163141
1:25K map: TL0483
1:10K map: TL08SW
What3Words: troll.cheat.secret
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LVPL
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