Object Title

Mail coif

Mail coif

Date

1331-1370

Object Number

III.28

Provenance

Possibly Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Constructed of alternate rows of flat riveted and solid rings. The rivets of the riveted links are wedge-shaped, with domed heads 1.78 mm across. There is a vertical opening at the rear, and at the lower rear is a triangular section of the same mail fitted with the rivet heads on the inside, possibly a working-life modification.

Materials

Dimensions

LinkDiameter10.39 mm
LinkDiameter10.47 mm
LinkDiameter7.22 mm
LinkDiameter7.69 mm
OverallHeight430 mm
OverallWeight1.42 kg
OverallWidth380 mm
WireThickness0.85 mm
WireThickness0.87 mm
WireWidth1.41 mm
WireWidth2.1 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Europe