IOW-C12328: Medieval to Post-Medieval: Mount or Stud

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Unique ID: IOW-C12328

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Medieval to post-Medieval copper-alloy mount or stud (c. 1400-c. 1700).

The head of the mount is convex at the top and concave on the underside. The upper face is moulded and flower head-like in form. It consists of a central double lozenge surrounded by eight pellets, all surrounded by crescents. The integral tapering spike is square in cross-section.

This object is green with traces of gilding on the upper face and also on the underside.

Diameter: 19.0mm; height of head: 3.0mm; overall height: 18.1mm. Weight: 4.22g.

Subsequent actions

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


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 18.1 mm
Weight: 4.22 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th May 2018 - Sunday 6th May 2018

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: IOW2018-7-141

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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