LVPL-4A4343: Roman unidentified object

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UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT

Unique ID: LVPL-4A4343

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy object of uncertain type and function. The object is circular in plan and flat on one face. The opposite face has a circumferential rim. The form of the object suggests that it may have functioned as a small vessel lid and possibly dates from the Roman period. The object has a light green corroded patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.7 g
Diameter: 21.09 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2014

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wirral

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
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: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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