SOM-662BC1: Roman (Possibly) Die

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DIE

Unique ID: SOM-662BC1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A cast copper alloy die of Roman to early post-medieval date. The cube-shaped die measures 8.3mm by 7.4mm by 7.1mm and weighs 3.2g. The numbers are stamped in the form of ring-and-dots. Opposing faces add up to seven.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8.3 mm
Width: 7.4 mm
Thickness: 7.1 mm
Weight: 3.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020060

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haversham Cum Little Linford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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