PUBLIC-A86084: Roman copper alloy finger ring

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: PUBLIC-A86084

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Roman copper alloy finger ring; approximately half the ring is present. The hoop is D-shaped in section and flares to a high oval bezel, recessed to take a setting (now missing). The upper part of the ring is in quite good condition, well made with a smooth patination. The bezel measures 9 mm long by 7 mm wide. The remaining part is 18mm wide, 10mm long. Weight 1.43g.

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 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10 mm
Width: 18 mm
Weight: 1.43 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Christine Porter
Identified by: Mrs Christine Porter

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Osbournby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0638
Four figure Latitude: 52.92895342
Four figure longitude: -0.42453833
1:25K map: TF0638
1:10K map: TF03NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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