NARC-5B839C: NARC-5B839C : Toggle : Iron Age to Roman

Rights Holder: Eleanore Cox
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TOGGLE

Unique ID: NARC-5B839C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete copper alloy toggle of Iron Age to Early-Roman date (200 BC - AD 100). The object is a bar-shaped toggle. The toggle has a swollen central section, oval in plan and section with flat top and bottom sides due to rectangular hole passing through the centre from top to bottom. The central section. The hole shows signs of use wear with one side being slightly distorted. To either side of the central section are circular sectioned projections ending in flattened knops. The projections are waisted (narrowed).

The metal is brown with areas of green corrosion and pitting.

Length: 47.99mm, Width: 14.37mm, Thickness: 11.91mm, Diameter (of perforation): 6.95mm, Weight: 24.0g.

Similar examples are recorded on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database: SOM-484F4F, GLO-E0E5F3 and SF-3BEF08.

Class: bar-shaped

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 200 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47.99 mm
Width: 14.37 mm
Thickness: 11.91 mm
Weight: 24 g
Diameter: 6.95 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: South Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Hackleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8051
Four figure Latitude: 52.15149812
Four figure longitude: -0.83215728
1:25K map: SP8051
1:10K map: SP85SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Woodland
Specific landuse: Mixed

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 21 days ago

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