DUR-B74652: Copper alloy solid piece (possibly waste) of uncertain date.

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Unique ID: DUR-B74652

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy piece of uncertain date. It is sub-triangular in plan with rounded edges. The surface is uneven and appears to have some iron corrosion. The object is solid and it could be casting waste or possibly an ingot ready to be melted down and made into something.


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 122.66 mm
Width: 77.69 mm
Thickness: 35.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st June 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Malton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7872
Four figure Latitude: 54.13793
Four figure longitude: -0.807614
1:25K map: SE7872
1:10K map: SE77SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: DUR
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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