LANCUM-AB8D01: An incomplete copper alloy terret, of Late Iron Age dating 300 BC - AD 100.

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Unique ID: LANCUM-AB8D01

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An incomplete copper alloy terret, of Late Iron Age dating 300 BC - AD 100. Around 25% of the terret is present, the rest presumed lost in antiquity. The profile of the terret is oval in cross section and originally the object would have been D-shaped. There is decoration along the length in a La Tene style possibly a tendril. Similar to WMID-2BCB95, YORYM-4C6C21 and YORYM-C23B67 on the database.

The length is 44mm, the width is 15mm thickness 7mm and the weight 8.26g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 300 BC
Date to: Circa AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 44 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 8.26 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 4th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

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

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

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

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