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Unique ID: WILT-18DBD2

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A Medieval copper alloy mount, probably dating to c. AD 1200-1400. The mount consists of a quatrefoil plate with small points projecting from between each lobe, an integral rivet projects from the reverse; square in cross section. The front of the plate is decorated with a depicting of three lions passant guardant within a square topped shield, with foliate motifs filling the space between the shield and the edge. The decoration is reserved against a recessed field, although no enamel survives.

Length 32.3mm; Width 33.3mm; Thickness 19.7mm; weight 13.34g.

cf. Ashley (2002: 21-22) nos. 215 & 22, for the same form and design, but on a harness pendant and a mount of the same quatrefoilate form.

Class: Heraldic

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32.3 mm
Width: 33.3 mm
Thickness: 19.7 mm
Weight: 13.34 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5557

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Salisbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1332
Four figure Latitude: 51.08717029
Four figure longitude: -1.81576919
1:25K map: SU1332
1:10K map: SU13SW
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: Grassland, Heathland

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Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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