ESS-2D1CED: Copper-alloy mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: ESS-2D1CED

Object type certainty: Certain
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A sub-triangular copper-alloy mount of unknown date or purpose.

The main body of the mount is semi-circular in profile with five pairs of protruding lines equally spaced along its length. The rear of the body is hollow with an opening at the top end and closed at the bottom.

Either side at the top of the mount are two knops. Both of these have a recessed dot and pellet at the top with ridges extending from this to the base. The rear of the knops have holes for iron rivets, one of which has partial remains.

The mount is 27.9mm high, 30.1mm wide, 8.8mm thick and weighs 17.45g. It has a mid green patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 350
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.9 mm
Width: 30.1 mm
Thickness: 8.8 mm
Weight: 17.45 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 3rd March 2018 - Saturday 3rd March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Colin Rose
Identified by: Mr Colin Rose

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
Parish or ward: Elmdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4738
Four figure Latitude: 52.0209504
Four figure longitude: 0.14092577
1:25K map: TL4738
1:10K map: TL43NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: ESS
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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