LVPL-FAC0C3: Cast copper alloy object of uncertain function and date.

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: LVPL-FAC0C3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper alloy object of uncertain function and date. The object is sub-circular in plan and D-shaped in cross-section. The outer edges are jagged due to old breaks. One surface of the object is raised and rounded. The other surface irregular with a central circular depression. The depression is quite shallow and rough. Below the depression at the rounded end of the object are traces of gilding. Due to the fragmentary state of this object it is unclear what its function was although the gilding indicates that it may have had a decorative purpose.

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.85 mm
Width: 24.7 mm
Thickness: 4.51 mm
Weight: 9.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Flintshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ewloe

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: LVPL
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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