NLM4619: Button.

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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Unique ID: NLM4619

Object type certainty: Certain
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Romano-Celtic button, three joined hemispheres.


Checked following Sophie Catley. Drawing ref. added. Identification changed from 'Button' to 'Toggle' following a similar accompanying item.


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: 100 BC
Date to: AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.3 mm
Width: 19.7 mm
Thickness: 17.6 mm
Weight: 5.98 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th June 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM2131

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Geometric

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: NLM4618
Object type: TOGGLE
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
Toggle fastener with three hemispheres. Romano-Celtic
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Find number: NLM4616
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
Part of a Romano-Celtic harness fitting, the design is based on joined balls.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NLM4196
Object type: BROOCH
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
Zoomorphic brooch in the shape of a boar, three dimensional. Romano-Celtic or possibly continental. Pin missing.
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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