BM-1A845B: BM-1A845B: Roman stud

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Unique ID: BM-1A845B

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A copper-alloy stud, probably from a belt dating to the Roman period. The stud possesses a head which is lentoidal in shape and is almost triangular in section. Two opposing semi-circular lugs extend from the head, possibly casting sprues. From the underside of the head, there extends a circular-section lug which terminates in a flat, circular end plate. The stud head measures 16mm in length, 12mm in width and 8mm in thickness. The length of the stud is 15mm. The diameter of the lug is 2mm and the end plate 6mm. It weighs 4.85g.


SF 4262. Seen 15.5.18

Class: Stud

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Weight: 4.85 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Box 11, Bag 2

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.52984883
Four figure longitude: -1.67701825
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: While diving in the River Tees
General landuse: Open fresh water

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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