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Record ID: NLM-227980
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy mount. A small cast plate of quatrefoil form with long spikes between its lobes, and with a pair of integrally cast fixing pins of length c.6mm projecting from the back, curving towards each other. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1600. Diameter: 17.0mm, Thickness (clear of pins): 1.2mm, Weight: 1.69gms
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-0CF1C2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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An incomplete copper-alloy stud mount of medieval date, c.AD 1200 - 1400. The mount is shield shaped with an integral circular sectioned shaft projecting from the center of the reverse. The front surface bears heraldic decoration in red and blue enamel. The device is too worn to be determined though the main body is red with a band of blue to the upper edge - possibly the remains of a mark of cadency. The edges of the shield are brokena nd worn and the tip of the shaft is lost to a worn break. The metal has a mid-brown patina and is worn. The mount is 15.9mm long, 14.6mm wide, 3.9mm…
Created on: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 19th September 2018
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Record ID: SUR-FA0CF0
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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Convex copper alloy mount with three fixing lugs, 42.4mm in length. The mount has double concave sides with pointed knops at the midpoint and trefoil terminals. Circa 17th century.
Created on: Monday 17th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
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Record ID: IOW-A82668
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (c. 1600-c. 1700). The mount is drop-shaped, convex at the front and partially concave at the rear. One end is rounded and the sides taper in to a narrow point and then flare to form an elongated pointed knop. At the rear are two integral tapering spikes, both of which are circular in cross-section. One spike is complete and only the stub of the other survives. This mount is reddish brown with bright green corrosion products. Length: 33.0mm; width: 11.9mm; thickness: 2.5mm; thickness including spike: 5.6mm. Weight: 3.23g. A similar mou…
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th September 2018
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Record ID: SOM-A74517
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post medieval copper alloy lozenge shaped mount or stud with integral rivet spike. The mount is an almost flat plate, very slightly D-shaped in cross-section with the obvserse slightly convex, and lozenge-shaped in plan, with bevelled edges. The front of the plate is so worn that any decoration that may have been present is now no longer visible due to mud and corrosion There is an integral rivet present on the mount located centrally on the reverse; this is bent over in line with the longer axis in the direction of an end point and ends in a blunt point. Towards this point, c3mm awa…
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
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Record ID: SOM-A6A984
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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An incomplete post medieval copper alloy mount, probably depicting an acorn, dating to the period c.AD 1600-1700. The mount is pointed oval in shape, slightly wider towards one end than centrally, and D shaped in cross section. The obverse is mostly flat but slightly convex in the area between the lugs. Faint traces of a cross-hatched design can be seen on the lower/wider half of the obverse to indicate the husk or cup of the acorn. The reverse is flat and undecorated, with the remains of two attachment lugs situated on the longitudinal axis, the one in the narrower end being slightly …
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Saturday 15th September 2018
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Record ID: SUR-92447D
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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Circular copper alloy mount or bridle fitting, 31.3mm in diameter. The front is moulded into a decorative ten-armed spiral, with deeply incised grooves, bearing traces of toolmark points, around a small central depression. There are a few small indications of a now almost entirely lost gilded or tinned surface. The reverse is concave with two large (15.5mm wide) fixing lugs, each bearing traces of an iron pin at the end, which may have contained a strap. The moulding on the front of the mount is continued into the flanks of the fixing lugs to either side of the mount. Circa 17th centur…
Created on: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Last updated: Sunday 16th September 2018
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Record ID: NMS-8F0A2D
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete medieval copper alloy lozengiform mount, probably from a belt or harness, with part of an integral square-sectioned attachment spike on the reverse. The front is decorated with eighteen moulded pellets (one other is missing). A speck of white-metal coating survives on the front face, Very close to Read 2016, no. 253. Estimated length 24.5mm. Width 14.5mm. Thickness (excluding spike) 2mm. Cf. Egan and Pritchard 1991, no. 1078. c.1350 - c.1450.
Created on: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th September 2018
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Record ID: BH-8D6895
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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A complete Post-Medieval copper-alloy mount dating to the seventeenth century. The mount is flat and rectangular in section with bevelled edges. The central section is trapezoidal in plan. Surmounting this is a trilobate projection with widened convex edges and pointed terminal, while the opposite terminal consists of a square shaped plate. The reverse of the mount is flat and has two centrally positioned circular-sectioned attachment lugs. The mount measures 26mm in length, has a maximum width of 9mm and is 3.5mm thick. It weighs 1.78 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th September 2018
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Record ID: SUR-8D64F6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A copper alloy Post Medieval hooked mount, 49mm in length. The body of the mount is in the form of a waisted, round bottomed M or tulip shaped plate, with incised foliate decoration running down towards the hook. This decoration is symetrical around the central axis of the object and incorporates one of the rivet holes into a lozenge-shaped portion of the central stem. This stem carries two lower radiating pairs of leaves and is surmounted by three tendrils, the outer two of which are curving into a heart shape at the join with the hook. These tendrils carry five trifoliate leaves. The…
Created on: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Last updated: Sunday 16th September 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-7D41FE
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Nottinghamshire
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Undated lead alloy mount (or possibly a pendant?), 23mm in length, 12mm wide and 5mm thick with a weight of 7.49grams. The object is sub rectangular in form and cross section with a rounded upper edge (as shown) and a straight lower edge. The upper surface is slightly rounded and has a small spherical projection, c.4mm in diameter, centrally placed below its edge and projecting forwards. below this is a reilef figure consisting of a circular head above a rectangular body and arms which appears to be worn? as at the point the figure disappears the object turns sharply downwards, possib…
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th September 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-7B8948
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A complete copper alloy bar mount dating to the period ADc.1350- c.1400AD. The mount consists of a rounded body with two terminal lobes with surviving attachment rivets. The body is decorated with five ridges horizontal incised grooves. The body is convex and the reverse is concave. The length is 17mm, the width is 9mm and the weight 1.30g. Please see Read (2001) "Metal Artefacts of Antiquity. A Catalogue of Small Finds from Specific Areas of the United Kingdom". Page 23, figure 12, Nos. 149, 150 and 151 for similar. See also WILT-A35892 and WILT-88E107 on the PAS for other examples
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
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Record ID: BH-777206
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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An incomplete cast lead or lead-alloy lion headed mount, probably dating to the Post-Medieval period (c. AD 1500-1750). The mount is sub-circular in plan and sub-oval in cross-section. The very worn upper surface depicts a lion's head surrounded by a flowing mane. Many of the lion's features are abraded but its eyes, nose and mouth are distinguishable. The underside of the mount is undecorated, with the remains of 14mm long piece of iron wire in the centre. The mount measures 36mm in length, 35mm in width and is a maximum of 11mm thick. It weighs 48.2 grams. A number of similar mounts…
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th September 2018
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Record ID: IOW-6DA9F4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (c. 1500-c. 1700). A knop at one end is missing. This mount is flat and vaguely resembles a double-headed bird with outstretched wings. The reverse has three integral tapering spikes, one at the centre and one at each end. These are circular in cross-section. The mount is reddish brown with flecks of a green patina. Length: 43.4mm; width: 23.7mm; thickness: 1.6mm; thickness including spikes: 6.9mm. Weight: 7.37g.
Created on: Monday 10th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 11th September 2018
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Record ID: IOW-26A537
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (1600-1700). The attachment spikes are largely missing. The mount has curvilinear sides with a pointed knop at each end. On the rear face two stubs of integral spikes are present. This mount is corroded and the edges are abraded. The front has a dark green patina in places. Height: 26.4mm; width: 6.2mm; thickness: 2.0mm; thickness including spikes: 4.5mm. Weight: 1.81g. A similar mount from South Somerset has been dated to the 17th century (Read 2001: 28, fig. 20, ref: 292). Read, B. 2001. Metal Artefacts of Antiquity. Portcullis Pub…
Created on: Friday 7th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-2641F5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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Medieval (13th to 14th centuries) quatrefoil shaped mount: The copper alloy fitting has a quatrefoil shaped plaque which has an integral circular sectioned, incomplete stud protruding from the centre of the reverse. The mount is decorated on the outer face with a shield which whose heraldry is gules, ten orgresses, four, three, two and one or gules, ten bezants, four, three, two and one. Each outer edge of the shield has a blue enamelled lis protruding. The surface of the mount is has a slightly abraded dark brown patina. The object measures 33.01mm in length, 33.26mm in width, 11.1…
Created on: Friday 7th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th September 2018
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Record ID: IOW-2584FA
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (c. 1650-c. 1800). This mount is circular, convex at the front and concave at the rear. The front has incuse initials: G R//C. There are two spikes situated at the edges of the rear, these are opposite each other. Both are circular in cross-section. The front has a dark green patina. Diameter: 20.3mm; thickness: 5.0mm; thickness including spikes: 13.9mm. Weight: 7.28g.
Created on: Friday 7th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-17DFC5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (c. 1500-c. 1700). This mount is flat on the front and reverse and the surviving part is in the form of a fleur-de-lis with an integral rectangular panel. At the front, the edges are bevelled. The stub of an integral spike survives on the reverse. The mount is red with patches of a green patina. Length: 20.7mm; width: 29.9mm; overall thickness: 4.0mm. Weight: 4.58g. Compare with ESS-5B4397; IOW-0B3DF5 and SWYOR-324813.
Created on: Thursday 6th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th September 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-127138
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early medieval copper alloy gilded mount, probably a harness fitting, 52mm long, 21mm wide and 10mm thick with a weight of 18.60g. The object is rectangular in form and cross section and has a raised rectangular cross sectioned border. This is decorated with rope like raised decoration, flanked by a plain raised edge. Each corner has a slight triangular projection with a corresponding rounded raised area over the raised border. These are now corroded but could be curls or crescents? The centre of the mount is decorated with a raised 'saltaire' cross which has a central semi-spherical…
Created on: Thursday 6th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th September 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-0F33CF
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval, copper-alloy mount. Description: The mount comprises a cast copper-alloy, rectangular bar, D-shaped in section, attached along the upper edge of the front of a sheet copper-alloy plate by a central copper-alloy rivet. The rivet extends from the reverse of the mount where it would have attached to a strap or similar. It was originally secured behind by a circular, sheet copper-alloy rove, still in-situ. The plate is shaped to fit the bar at the top, narrowing and then becoming shield-shaped below. There is a further copper-alloy rivet passing through the lower part of the …
Created on: Thursday 6th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
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