PUBLIC-A8E3DA: Roman copper alloy pin

Rights Holder: Lincolnshire County Council
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An incomplete, copper alloy pin, probaby a Roman dress pin. This particular pin is made of a single shank of circular section, broen at one end and tapering at the other. The pin is bent to a right angle, allowing it to be fastened securely to the fabric.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 409

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 34 mm
Width: 64 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Thomas Brown-Warr
Identified by: Mr Thomas Brown-Warr

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0736
Four figure Latitude: 52.91078368
Four figure longitude: -0.41032641
1:25K map: TF0736
1:10K map: TF03NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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