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MOUNT

Unique ID: SF-1136CA

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Medieval sixfoil mount, dating to AD 1270-1450. The mount is a domed sheet of metal which has a central circular hole and two rivet holes in two opposite lobes; the outer edge of these lobes only have been cut straight. One copper-alloy rivet is still in situ.

Cf Egan-Pritchard (1991, p. 189, fig. 119, nos. 987, 996)

Length: 18.76 mm

Width: 18.02 mm

Thickness of the sheet only: 0.65 mm

Weight: 0.77 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1270
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.76 mm
Width: 18.02 mm
Thickness: 0.65 mm
Weight: 0.77 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Mildenhall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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