SF-2D6E28: gold rod fragment, date unknown

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: SF-2D6E28

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

a gold rod or off-cut fragment of unknown date. It is approximately rectangular with a slight curve, partly circular in section, but flattened with facets. There is a transverse cut mark across one facet. Both short terminals are truncated and pinched as though clipped.

Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2008 T310

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.66 mm
Width: 6.65 mm
Thickness: 5.4 mm
Weight: 5.55 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 16th April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Carr
Identified by: Mrs Jane Carr

Other reference numbers

Other reference: finder's ref. no.42, Wild Street Farm
Treasure case number: 2008 T310

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Mildenhall

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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