NMS-410C32: Roman bead (possibly)

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Unique ID: NMS-410C32

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

Undated copper alloy bead, perhaps Roman. Annular, with a groove on each face around the central hole and a median rib around the outer edge. External diameter 11.5. Internal diameter 5.5mm. Thickness 6mm. Weight 2.6g. Similar examples recorded on the PAS database include NLM-045575 and NMS-946354, which have been identified tentatively and Medieval and Roman respectively.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa 800 BC
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 2.6 g
Diameter: 11.5 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

SMR reference number: 60854
Other reference: IND06072015ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Caistor St. Edmund (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG2304
Four figure Latitude: 52.58803241
Four figure longitude: 1.2905818
1:25K map: TG2304
1:10K map: TG20SW
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 before 06/07/15.
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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