LANCUM-5ACDEB: Unidentified object, possibly furniture mount

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Cast copper alloy unidentified object, possibly a furniture mount dating from the Roman period, that is the 1st-4th century. The object is almost complete with much damage to the rim. It is circular with a central perforation. It appears undecorated. There are no wear marks, but it is possibly a furniture or horse mount.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 10 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 10.71 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton
Secondary identifier: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
To be known as: Ribchester

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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