DOR-4E8D20: Iron Age Probable Stud

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LINCH PIN

Unique ID: DOR-4E8D20

Object type certainty: Probably
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A copper alloy stud or linch pin of Iron Age or Roman date (c. 200 BC - AD 100). The stud consists of a circular head, slightly dished on one side and domed on the other side. It features a central circular perforation containing iron corrosion which is visible on both sides. The domed side is decorated by a series of incised lines following the curve of the stud around the central perforation.

The stud has a maximum diameter of 13.34mm, a minimum diameter of 7.47mm, is 9.16mm thick and weighs 4.39g.

Similar objects on the database include: LIN-EF4BC0 &NMS-6C94D8.

Cf. Spratling, M, G, 1972, Southern British Decorated Bronzes of the Late Pre-Roman Iron Age, p. 241 - 243 & p. 859, no. 467.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 200 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 9.16 mm
Weight: 2.07 g
Diameter: 9.77 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: GAS10

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Gussage All Saints

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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