YORYM-D4102D: Roman : Gaming Piece

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Unique ID: YORYM-D4102D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete lead-alloy weight or gaming piece of probable Roman date, c.AD 43 - 410. The weight is conical with a flattened top set with a recessed fragment of reddish/orange ceramic material. The base is flat and undecorated.

The object is 9.8mm tall, 15.2mm in diameter at the base, 10.6mm in diameter at the top and weighs 7.1g.

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
Length: 9.8 mm
Weight: 7.1 g
Diameter: 15.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05672

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Secondary material: Ceramic
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Angram Grange (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5176
Four figure Latitude: 54.17725898
Four figure longitude: -1.22015208
1:25K map: SE5176
1:10K map: SE57NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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