IOW-282A18: Post-Medieval: Mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: IOW-282A18

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (c. 1600-c. 1700).

This mount is moulded at the front, flat at the rear and is in the form of a stylised flower head, possibly a rose. It has a central pellet surrounded by five evenly spaced petals. The rear face has two integral spikes which are 'D'-shaped in cross-section.

The rear face is coarser than the front.

Diameter: 12.5mm; thickness: 1.8mm; thickness including spikes: 6.4mm. Weight: 1.72g

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6.4 mm
Weight: 1.72 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 12th December 2018 - Wednesday 12th December 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: IOW2018-7-353

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

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: Generated from computer mapping software
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: About one month ago
Updated: 28 days ago

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