SWYOR-FE9CA2: SWYOR-FE9CA2 Roman Toggle

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TOGGLE

Unique ID: SWYOR-FE9CA2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy toggle of Roman date (AD 50 - 300). The object is a dumbbell type and is composed of two integral sub-hemispherical terminals joined by a central circular shaft. The terminals are flattened at the ends. The toggle has a smooth grey green patina which is flaking off in places. 

Length: 18.77mm
Width: 11.71mm
Weight: 9.17g

Compare BERK-DF87D7, LANCUM-D2BEBD and NLM-4C6FF8, though it is more usual for dumbbell toggles to have a collar before each terminal.

Class: dumbbell

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.77 mm
Width: 11.71 mm
Weight: 9.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th December 2020 - Tuesday 29th December 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS Form No 003702

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Auckley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6399
Four figure Latitude: 53.48395641
Four figure longitude: -1.0520817
1:25K map: SK6399
1:10K map: SK69NW
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: SWYOR
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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