OXON-568FBA: Roman finger ring: Finger ring

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FINGER RING

Unique ID: OXON-568FBA

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete copper-alloy Roman finger-ring c. 200 - 410 AD. The ring is typical of the Henig Type IX, or Guiraud Type 9a. The hoop has an octagonal outer form with a smooth circular inner. It is undecorated. The ring may show an area of wear with both the thickness and depth of the band being smaller than the rest of the object. The ring has an internal diameter of 17 mm. Seee HAMP-54BEB0 for comparison.

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 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2018.675

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Great Faringdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2994
Four figure Latitude: 51.64405671
Four figure longitude: -1.58229539
1:25K map: SU2994
1:10K map: SU29SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Built over

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: OXON
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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