SUR-68FF70: Iron age - Roman: Sword

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RING

Unique ID: SUR-68FF70

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

A solid cast copper alloy ring, 22mm in diameter, of uncertain purpose but possibly a sword or harness fitting of late Iron Age or early Roman date. The ring is circular in section and the surfaces are pitted. There is better preservation on the inner face.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 8.56 g
Diameter: 21.58 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 14-101

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Reigate and Banstead (District)
Parish or ward: Chipstead, Hooley and Woodmansterne (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2857
Four figure Latitude: 51.29774631
Four figure longitude: -0.16544339
1:25K map: TQ2857
1:10K map: TQ25NE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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