WILT-90C8FE: Roman coin: Nummus of Arcadius

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BLADE

Unique ID: WILT-90C8FE

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy sub rectangular fragement of a blade dating to the Bronze Age, periods 1500-1200 BC. The fragment has a lozenge-shaped cross section, which is typical for the Bronze Age. The upper edge of the blade narrows slightly and has rounded corners. The sides are not quite parrallel as they narrow towards one end of the fragment, this particular end is thicker than the other end.

Similar blades are recorded on the PAS database including SUR-750511 and NLM-9DE2F3, both dating to Middle Bronze Age.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.02 mm
Width: 10.59 mm
Weight: 5.91 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSW4948

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Broad Chalke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0324
Four figure Latitude: 51.01537053
Four figure longitude: -1.95860828
1:25K map: SU0324
1:10K map: SU02SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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