NMS-2810E6: Roman hair pin

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HAIR PIN

Unique ID: NMS-2810E6

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

Roman copper alloy hair pin. Incomplete circular-sectioned shank with complex head consisting of a rectangular knop with X engraved on three faces and three intersecting lines forming a star on the fourth, a concave moulding, bead with engraved line around the base, and a small terminal knop. Similar to Type 2 pins from Colchester (Crummy, 1981, 28 - 9). Maximum diameter of head 7mm. Length of head 18mm. Total surviving length 60mm. Circa 100 - 300 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 60 mm
Diameter: 7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 6th July 2015 - Monday 6th July 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IND06072015ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Ivinghoe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9417
Four figure Latitude: 51.84369895
Four figure longitude: -0.63690807
1:25K map: SP9417
1:10K map: SP91NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found before 06/07/15. Rally, unknown date.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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