KENT-F9972A: Roman Stud?

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MOUNT

Unique ID: KENT-F9972A

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An incomplete disc-shaped, convex copper alloy mount or stud, possibly dating to the Roman period.

Description: The mount is dome shaped in cross-section. The upper surface is undecorated but has a circular indented groove which runs on the inside of the circumference. A crack, and iron corrosion follows the groove all the way around The underside surface is flat and has the remains of an iron shank in the centre. Iron corrosion is also evident on the underside of the object. The mount has a grey patina with some green corrosion begining to effect it.

Measurements: 11.7mm in diameter, 7.69mm in thickness, and weighs 2.33g.

Discussion: Similar studs have been illustrated by Crummy (1983, p.117 and fig. 120).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 7.69 mm
Weight: 2.33 g
Diameter: 11.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Borden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8862
Four figure Latitude: 51.32602335
Four figure longitude: 0.69692841
1:25K map: TQ8862
1:10K map: TQ86SE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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