BH-F386FC: Roman gold wire

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Unique ID: BH-F386FC

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two fragments of gold wire, probably a jewellery element dating to the Roman period. The wires are circular in section, with one looped around the other. The wires measure 7mm in length and less than 1mm in diameter.


8 (addendum). Seen 12.6.18

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 7 mm
Diameter: 1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th January 2001

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Philippa Walton
Identified by: Dr Philippa Walton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2017 Cardboard box

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Piercebridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ2115
Four figure Latitude: 54.52984883
Four figure longitude: -1.67701825
1:25K map: NZ2115
1:10K map: NZ21NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: While diving in the River Tees

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BH
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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