WILT-47DD7C:

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MOUNT

Unique ID: WILT-47DD7C

Object type certainty: Probably
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A Post-Medieval copper alloy mount, probably dating to c. AD 1600-1700. The mount consists of an acorn shaped plate with two integral lugs on the reverse. The mount is slightly convex, (concave at the back) with, on the front surface, lightly moulded hatching or mottling in imitation of the cup of an acorn. The upper part, the tapering nut, has perhaps longitudinal low ridges, the whole ending in a small knop. The stem of the cup bends sharply to one side at an almost 90 degree angle. On the reverse only short stubs of the lugs remain, placed centrally, one near the base of the cup and one near the pointed end of the nut. There is evidence of gilding over the front surface which is otherwise rather abraded.

Dimensions: 32.12mm in length; 16.08mm in width; weight 4.1g.

Similar examples can be seen in Read (2001: 29) figs.331 and 332 which he dates to the 17th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32.12 mm
Width: 16.08 mm
Weight: 4.1 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM5484

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: New Forest (District)
Parish or ward: Breamore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1619
Four figure Latitude: 50.97019746
Four figure longitude: -1.77350665
1:25K map: SU1619
1:10K map: SU11NE
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: WILT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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