PUBLIC-432EEB: Medieval Starp Fitting: A domed mount

Rights Holder: Patrick Brown
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-432EEB

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A complete, cast, copper alloy, Medieval strap mount. The mount is a hollow backed dome with an off-centre peircing for a missing separate rivet. The mount is crudely decorated with six unevenly spaced linear groves that radiate from the apex of the dome to the perimeter. The mount has a green patina, with the underlying red-brown metal showing in areas of abrasion.

Weight 0.75g, Diameter 16.1mm, Thickness 0.5mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.75 g
Diameter: 16.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Patrick Brown
Identified by: Dr Patrick Brown

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Foy

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 days ago
Updated: 6 days ago

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