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Unique ID: YORYM1642

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Elongated leaf shape, hinged lid terminating in knob. Inner design leaf/heart, V shaped in centre rather than roundel. Champlevee enamel, orange in centre recess, uncertain (yellow?) outer with roundel projected inwards from proximal. Hinge broken, but v.g.c..


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Class: lid section
Sub class: leaf shaped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 100
Date to: AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.7 mm
Width: 18.8 mm
Thickness: 4.5 mm
Weight: 6.45 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 18th August 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ceinwen Paynton
Identified by: Ms Ceinwen Paynton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YORYM:E02385

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Geometric
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Preston (District)
Parish or ward: Town Centre (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5329
Four figure Latitude: 53.75523
Four figure longitude: -2.714304
1:25K map: SD5329
1:10K map: SD52NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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