SF-30EF6B: Roman pin.

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Unique ID: SF-30EF6B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Roman pin, dating to AD 43-410. it has a spherical head and an oval cross-sectioned shaft. The shaft has an expansion part at about half way down to the sharp tip. The shaft is slightly bent sideways in different points. The surface is abraded.

Cf Cool's Group I, Sub-group E (1990, p. 152, fig. I, no. 3).

Length: 79.56 mm

Diameter of the head: 5.40 mm

Thickness of the shaft: 2.01 mm

Thickness of the swollen part: 3.54 mm

Weight: 2.59 g

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: 79.56 mm
Thickness: 3.54 mm
Weight: 2.59 g
Diameter: 5.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th November 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Knodishall

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
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

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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 24 days ago

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