UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: BH-DE3D16

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

A plain gold band of uncertain date and function.

The object consists of a gold strip of flat section and parallel sides which has been distorted into an irregular semi-circle. One end appears to have been broken to form a square section whilst the other tapers towards what may have been a terminal which is also broken.

In its current bent state, the object measures 33mm long, 18.6mm wide and 2mm thick. The weight is 6.14g.

Notes:

The object may fulfil the Treasure Act (1996) in that it may be more than 300 years old but it is not diagnostic to a particular period so this cannot be assessed with any confidence.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being declared not Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2007T551

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: MODERN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa 2150 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Length: 33 mm
Width: 18.6 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 6.14 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 19th September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Julian Watters - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Julian Watters - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Mr Ben Roberts - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: British Museum Treasure number 2007T551
Treasure case number: 2007T551

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Uncertain [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Undated gold band

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Buckinghamshire
District: Wycombe
To be known as: Stokenchurch

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Thursday 11th October 2007
Updated: Tuesday 16th August 2011

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