LANCUM-6954C4: possible modern copper ferrule of bush

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Unique ID: LANCUM-6954C4

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

High copper content copper alloy, or copper, object of unknown purpose or date, but probably modern dating. It is possibly a bush, ferrule or ring. There is unusual wear and patination, possibly as a result of use in machine of some sort.

The diameter is 25mm and the weight 5.54g. The wall thickness varies from 1mm to 2.5mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.54 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 11th October 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Wyre (District)
To be known as: SKIPPOOL

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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