LEIC-38F3B0: Roman copper alloy finger ring

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RING

Unique ID: LEIC-38F3B0

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Roman copper alloy finger ring, 22mm in diameter, 2mm thick with a weight of 2.67grams.

The ring is complete except for an oval bezel with raised sides c.4mm high, which is now empty. This is decorated on its long sides with 2 deep vertical grooves in the centre. The bezel is attached to the hoop byprojecting triangular shaped shoulders with concave surfaces. The hoop has a triangular cross section, its apex forming a central ridge on the outer surface starting at the shoulders. Its width tapering slightly towards the base of the hoop. The ring fits Henig Type VIII and Guiraud type 3a, with a mid Roman dtae.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 200
Date to: Circa AD 300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 20 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 2.67 g
Diameter: 22 mm

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: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Cambridgeshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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