LEIC-1B29BA: Late Iron age to Roman copper alloy cosmetic grinder

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Unique ID: LEIC-1B29BA

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Late Iron age to Roman copper alloy cosmetic grinder, 63mm in length, 9mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 19.96grams. The object has a sub rectangular cross section and a cresecentric form. It has an integral, circular cross sectioned end loop at one edge. The central curved portion which emerges from the loop is roughly cast with a flat upper surface and is solid for a short section. It then has a recess which has a U shaped cross section and an elongated oval form. The object terminates in a solid rounded point.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 63 mm
Width: 9 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 19.96 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: North Leverton with Habblesthorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8182
Four figure Latitude: 53.32872735
Four figure longitude: -0.78524742
1:25K map: SK8182
1:10K map: SK88SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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