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Unique ID: GLO-6EE7B2

Object type certainty: Certain
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This is a copper-alloy Roman strap-mounted terret. The terret consists of a large sub-oval loop (external diameter of 45mm) that is decorated with three projecting knops, (one on each side and one on the top edge). Each knop comprises of a quatrefoil base with a spherical knop terminal. The lower edge expands to form an integrally cast rectangular lower loop, with an internal aperture of 21mm long, 5mm deep.


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Class: Terret

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 53 mm
Width: 64 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th January 2022

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Cotswold (District)
Parish or ward: Poole Keynes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0095
Four figure Latitude: 51.65378983
Four figure longitude: -2.00139766
1:25K map: SU0095
1:10K map: SU09NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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